Version 10.0 of Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE), released in April 2010 to replace Visual Studio 2008.

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Visual Studio 2010 pauses for minutes when opening project properties

When using Visual Studio 2010, occasionally it will pause for many minutes when I right click on a project and click properties. I originally thought that this was due to Code Contracts settings, but ...
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Is Visual studio project properties right click menu customisable?

I have both PowerCommands and PowerTools and TFS Power tools installed in Visual Studio 2010. This has made my right-click menu for projects and solutions to be huge, so much so i have to sometimes ...
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Can't install TFS (Team Foundation Server) 2010 SP1

I've just applied Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and while attempting to apply TFS2010 SP1 (TFS2010SP1-KB2182621.exe), I got the following error message: "KB2182621 does not apply, or is blocked by another ...
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Visual Studios, Find window too big

When I open the Find in Files dialog (by pressing ctrl+shift+f) is is way too big. It looks like its exactly as wide or slightly wider then the screen width. But it pops up in the middle of my screen ...
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Visual studio running in parallels file issue

I'm using parallels desktop 10 with windows 8.1 on a macbook air with OS X Yosemite. I have installed the latest Visual Studio on it and I'm coding in c/c++. The problem I have that when I try to open ...
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Prevent adding of files in TFS

Is it possible to prevent other users from adding files to a certain directory? I tried an exclusive check-out on the folder but that only checks out the separate files within the folder.
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Change the default template when New HTML Page is selected in VWD Express

How can I change the template for the page that is created when a new HTML page is created in Visual Web Developer Express 2010? I found a bunch of files in c:/program files (x 86)/ Micorosft Visual ...
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VS 2010 crashed on Windows 7 Ultimate N SP1

I've been using Visual Studio (VS) 2010 since it came out, and never had problems with it. A few months ago I got a new computer with Windows 7 Ultimate N SP1 on it, VS 2010 was working fine for a ...
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GFortran with Visual Studio 2010 as IDE

My machine is WIN7 64 bit. Could I use GFortran with Visual Studio 2010? i.e. can I use the visual studio as an IDE for gfortran?
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VS 2010 command prompt default settings?

I've got a problem with VS command prompt - it keeps using the wrong settings for fonts in the window. When I launch the command prompt via start -> run it works fine, when I launch my app directly ...
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Can i use DOS 6.22 as guest OS in Visual Studio VMWare Live Debugging mode.?

I am using Windows 7 32 bit OS as host OS, using Visual studio 2010 for C++ code development purpose and installed DOS 6.22 under VMWare 10. now i want to use DOS 6.22 (Guest OS) for Live Debugging ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 keeps crashing on startup on WIndows 8.1

I just installed Windows 8.1 on my PC and i discovered that each time i start my Visual Studio 2010 it keeps crashing as soon as it starts loading. I also discovered a game, PES 2016 doesnt start up ...
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Cannot resize Visual Studio 2010 “Add Reference” Window

So I was trying to add a reference to my project and opened Add Reference dialog box. I accidentally double click on the caption of the window which maximized the window. then I tried to restore it ...
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Install Drywall Authentication

C:\Users\zach\drywall>npm install > bcrypt@0.8.5 install C:\Users\zach\drywall\node_modules\bcrypt > node-gyp rebuild C:\Users\zach\drywall\node_modules\bcrypt>if not defined ...
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Cannot install Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1

I am running Windows 8.1, I have installed Visual Studio 2010 and when I try to install the service pack from Windows Update I get the following message Anyone run into this before and know how to ...
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Visual Studio 2013 sticks on splash screen for half an hour

I have Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013. All of them take ages loading up and when they do are very slow. The used to work find but became incredibly slow after I installed a version of Power Tools. ...
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Visual Studio C++ 2010 Express - the system can not find the file specified

I installed Visual Studio on Windows XP, I created project and imported files in it. E.g. when I click on the header file which I imported in the "Header Files" then the document is not opened in the ...
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Open Skype in Visual Basic 2010

How to open Skype in Visual Basic 2010. If Skype is installed open it and if it isn't download it. Private Sub skype_Click(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles skype.Click ...
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running program in high priority -> does not log anymore

I have a project in visual C 2010 that needs real-time timing in high priority to eliminate stuff like hard disk maintenance and stuff. I ran the .exe file of my project using start "" /high & ...
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How to determine if development tools are installed

We're going through an exercise to identify computers that have Visual Studio installed. The challenge thus far, is that components of visual studio are installed w/ a lot of other products. SQL ...
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I am unable to open Web.Config in visual studio 2010

I had Visual Studio 2010 working perfectly before i installed the VS2012 Express edition. After that I found two major issues I was unable to use drag and drop feature in 2010 dbml file. Whenever I ...
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TFS lost binding to solution

Right now I have 2 solutions I'm working on. I checked them both into TFS, but for some reason the changes I make in the 2nd one do not seem to check them out and there is no red check mark next to ...
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Visual Studio 2010 crashes on start, reinstall doesn't solve the issue

All of a sudden my Visual Studio 2010 which worked fine on Friday no longer can be opened crashing every time I try to start it. The only program I installed on Friday was EMS DB Comparer but in the ...
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How to change Visual Studio C# 2010 express License Key?

I'm trying to make a tutorial how to register Visual Studio Express, but because I've already registered I can't register with a new account. I've tried to uninstall and reinstall it, but the program ...
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Visual Studio Continue (Play) and Break All (Pause) buttons both disabled sometimes

Both the continue and pause buttons show as disabled sometimes after I click the break/pause button when I'm debugging release builds with Visual Studio 2010. The call stack also shows as empty and ...
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Visual Studio 2010 won't start

I've just installed Visual Studio 2010 and when I try to start it, I just get the logo and error "Check online for solution / Close program". Any ideas what could be wrong?
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DLLs missing, application gets 0xc00007b error code

On running my VC++ application doesn't run and stops with 0xc00007b error code, which is STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_FORMAT. I understand that this means I have problems with some x86 - x64 architecture ...
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SQL server express 2008 failed to install

I am attempting to install SQL Server 2008 Express Edition as part of Visual Studio 2010 in Windows 8.1 and it gives the following fail message: SQL server 2008 express service pack 1(x64):[2]...
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Cannot open a project in Visual Studio after modifying installed .NET version

I had .NET 4.5 installed on my machine but that was causing some issues with some scripts we use at work. Basically, 4.5 made some changes to MSBuild that our scripts were reliant on so I had to ...
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Decrease the height of title bar in Visual Studio 2012 on secondary screen

I have two screens on my VS2012. No problems with title bar on the main screen, on the secondary however, the title bar takes up lots of space - see screenshot attached. In VS2010, for example, the ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=...
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Visual Studio Express with Visual Studio Ultimate installation

Has anyone installed Visual C# Express 2010 in the same (Win 7 x64) machine which has Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 already installed ? Note: This needs to be done for educational purposes as the menus ...
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Cannot open SQL files in VS2010 on Win7 x64

If I try to open SQL files in Visual Studio 2010 on Win7 x64, VS just hangs and I have to kille the process. This is happening with both local files and files on TFS. I have no problem with opening ...
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Recover TFS 2012 after server or PC crash

I am using Team foundation server 2012.I do take backup of all TFS databases regularly. So now in case of disaster recovery(in case full machine gets crash) how can i use this backup to recover TFS ...
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Recover previously saved files after blue screen in Win8

Earlier today Windows 8 blue-screened while I was working on some CSS animations, when I rebooted I found that the CSS file I had been working on and that was open in Visual Studio was blank. I don't ...
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VS2010 Program won't connect to MYSQL from local SQL Server Computer

my problem here is very weird compared to other that I found on this forum. The VB program is created with VS2010 from computer "A". It work perfectly. Connection to SQL Server and MYSQL DB. But when ...
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Unable to install Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my virtualbox

I have tried so many times to install Visual Studio 2010 Professional Edition on my Virtual machine in Windows Server 2008 Environment.I have find following error log file. [01/07/11,22:42:55] ...
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Improve diff viewer in Visual Studio 2010

In Visual Studio 2010 you can compare a local file with the latest version/workspace version. This opens up a diff viewer showing the two versions of the file side by side with the lines that are ...
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TFS 2010- KB2182621 doesn't apply, or it is blocked by another condition on your computer

i have installed TFS 2010 in my windows 7 machine with service pack 1. having visual studio 2010 . initially i have connected to to TFS facing trouble in adding TFS server name. so i uninstalled TFS ...
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Visual Studio 2010 on windows 8

I'm working on VS2010 and Windows 8. whenever I run the application windows starts flickering which is quite weird. I tried following things but didn't get any help out of it. Open Tools/Options ...
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How to stop Visual Studio from installing unnecessary dependencies?

Visual Studio installs too many dependencies, from SQL Data-Tier App Framework to Team Foundations Object Models and sync framework and a bunch of other SDKs that I never chose to install. The custom ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate crashes the computer if running as administrator

My computer crashes and the screen freezes when I run Visual Studio 2010 ultimate as administrator. I have Visual Assist X 10.7 installed only. I'm using Windows 8 Pro x64.
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Errors installing Visual Studio on a Mac with Parallels and WIndows 7

I've been trying to install Visual Studio on my MacBook pro with Parallels and a fresh install of Windows 7, but I keep getting an error. The program fails right at the beginning (with HRESULT -...
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Wrong Visual Studio version launched by Dell Instant Launch

I have a Dell XPS L702X laptop. To the right of the power button is a touch sensitive button called "Dell Instant Launch". I have had this configured to open Visual Studio 2010 for a while but I ...
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How do I troubleshoot a “Internal .NET runtime error” (related to VS 2010 crash)

My Visual Studio has started crashing every time I open certain solutions. It tells me "sorry but VS 2010 has encountered an error etc" and then logs this event in the event log: Application: devenv....
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How do I get Visual Studio 2010 for Mac OS X 10.6?

Could someone please help me with downloading Visual Studio 2010? I use a Mac with OS X 10.6. I tried downloading Boot Camp but it doesn't work. Are there any other steps to follow?
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Visual Studio not loading properly

Hi I have Visual Studio 2010 ultimate. Recently when i started it, it came up with an error message saying Microsoft.VisualStudio.Labs.SolutionNavigatroPacage, SolutionNavigator, Version 10.0.0 ...
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Visual Studio 2010 will not install, fails to correctly detect Windows 7

Trying to install from a disc image obtained through the MSDNAA (an Ultimate x86 DVD), and the installer adamantly insists I'm running a antiquated OS (it is, in fact, Windows 7 x64). I tried ...
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Visual Studio can't create site in IIS

I'm helping a co-worker with an issue he's having on his recently re-imaged workstation. He had a fresh install of Windows 7. He installed Visual Studio 2010, then Visual Studio 2008 (in that order, ...
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Visual Studio 2010 - Slow Update of Syntax Highlighting

I'm generally happy with VS2010 but have one gripe - the syntax highlighting is very slow in updating so quite often incorrectly hightlights lines of code I have corrected. Building the app fixes it, ...