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

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How to stop Visual Studio displaying output window at every build?

When compiling a solution, Visual Studio 2010 displays the output window every time, sometimes multiple times. This is annoying. How to stop it? An exact same question was already asked on Stack ...
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Error when building psyco

When I try to build psyco, I get the error about mcvsvarall.bat (or something with a similar name). So I do the command SET VS90COMNTOOLS=%VS100COMNTOOLS% Now it gives me the error error: command ...
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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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VS2010 support in Windows 8

I've bought Windows 8 and I am ready to make the move. I currently have Windows 7 Professional x64 and I don't think I'll have any problems during the update. Except for one single program so far: ...
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Visual Studio Pro extensions with Express editions

I am curious if it is somehow possible to get an extension written for Visual Studio 2010 to work with Visual Studio 2010 Express. My problem is that I've upgraded to 2010 Express, but my company is ...
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System.BadImageFormatException error when loading Visual Studio Express

When I try to load Visual Studio Express 2010, I get the following error at the VS splash screen and then the program fails to load. System.BadImageFormatException I've looked around for causes ...
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Increase font size of the autocomplete dropdown in visual studio

I want to Increase font size of the autocomplete dropdown in visual studio - which is the area highlighted in the red box in the following screenshot. How would I do this?
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Can't create new projects nor items: Visual Studio 2010 dialog initialization exception

Whenever I do Add>New Item, Add>New Project or File>New Project VS2010 is throwing a dialog initialization exception, preventing me from creating new projects or classes. Any idea on what could be ...
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Why did I fail to build mariadb?

The error message is as follows: 141> Call Stack (most recent call first): 141> D:/tmp/mariadb-5.5.27/bu/cmake_install.cmake:81 (INCLUDE) 141> 141> 141> CMake Error at ...
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Visual Studio 2010 replaces the character under the cursor when typing

I have been having this problem sometimes on Visual Studio 2010 (and Notepad++), where my text cursor, if I move it, turns into a "console" cursor, where that if you add characters it replaces the ...
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Do not search in comments Visual C++ 2010

Somewhere in the code, I've forgotten std::cout<< which is now messing up my console. But my code us full of commented debug outputs and VC++ searches through all of them, making it impossible ...
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Can't install .NET 4.0 - error code 1406.

I am trying to install .NET framework 4.0 under Windows 7 but am getting an error with code 1406. I checked the logs: MSI (C:\a002a771e38ece7cca\netfx_Core_x64.msi) Installation failed. Msi Log: ...
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VS2010 Professional Installation

When I tried to install VS2010 from the DVD drive, I get error "Visual 2010 Professional Error right at beginning of Install - MSI returned error code 1612" The log file is copied to this link What ...
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Using Pin to source in Visual Studio 2010

I love using the Pin to Source feature to create floating watches for my variables, but sometimes I make to many and they clutter up the screen. I was just messing around with pinning and unpinning ...
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VS 2010 shortcut keys not the defaul keys

I have installed ReShaper trial version and after that I have set the default shortcut keys which is supported by the Reshaper. Now the trial has expired and it is not working. My issue is now VS ...
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Regarding Build Times on high-end Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

There was a period in the Software development process when we had 7-8 hours long nightly builds. This was an year ago. I started making changes and today we have builds happening in 2-2.5 hours. ...
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Changing Visual Studio 2010 splash screen

I have seen how to change the splash screen on this thread, however it does not seem to be working. After looking around some more I stumbled upon a file called vs000223.dat which apparently contains ...
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How to update Visual Studio Team Foundataion Server Window Postitions

I use two monitors with with TFS 2008 backward compatibility plugin and in VS TFS 2010. I had to move desks and ended up changing the location of my second monitor form the right side to the left. I ...
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VS 2010 SP1 installation failed for VS 2010 Ultimate trial

When i try to install VS 2010 SP1 for VS 2010 Ultimate(trial version) I get this error "Installation did not succees" Fatal error during installation Log file is displayed below : Number of ...
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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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Why do I get the error “You must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed on your computer before proceeding.” when installing Visual Studio 2010? [closed]

I want to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. I have downloaded VsSDK_sfx.exe from http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/E/D/8ED90A2C-8172-4FCA-B17B-C29C3F0A9732/VsSDK_sfx.exe When I am trying ...
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Why are solution explorer icon backgrounds not transparent?

I'm using the Visual Studio 2010 SexColor plugin to change the background color of the VS Solution Explorer. Unfortunately, there's an ugly white box around all the icons. Does anyone have a ...
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Having both Visual Studio Professional and Ultimate Installed can I remove only the professional?

I want to free a Visual Studio 2010 Professional license, so my company can use it on another computer, by removing it from "Add/Remove Programs". But I fear it can damage my Ultimate installation. ...
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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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lost vs2010 pro disc can I convert trial for same effect?

I did a digital download of the iso for visual studio 2010 professional back a couple of years ago. When I got this iso I gave it to a coworker and asked for him to burn a few copies of the disc. I ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Visual Studio 2010

Does anyone know if there is a hot key I can press to activate horizontal scrolling with my mouse wheel in Visual Studio 2010? e.g. Pressing 'ctrl' while scrolling the mouse wheel would scroll the ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 sp1 on Windows 8

I've got VS2010 installed and when I try to install sp1, downloaded from Microsoft, I get this error message: A compatible version of Visual Studio 2010 was not detected on the system. This update ...
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Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express error loading Silverlight

What's going on?: After selecting Silverlight Navigation with Accent Color from Online Templates in Microsoft Visual Studio C# 2010 Express, I am receiving the following error message. Error: ...
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Multiple User login on the same local host — TFS

We have Visual Studio on our server P.C. and we have created multiple user accounts on the server. Now, when we run the same project from multiple accounts, and host them on local host, when one user ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 8

I'm trying to install VS2010 on my new Windows 8 machine. This is an install from an MSDN subscription and it installed fine on my Windows 7 machine. But when I try on the new machine, I have to ...
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visual studio x64 incompatibility

So I've been trying to install VS 2010 on windows 8. I know it works on windows 7, and I just recently upgraded to windows 8. Since I'm a student, I downloaded my version of VS 2010 from the MSDNAA ...
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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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Error Installing ProPowerTools.vsix extension in Visual Studio Web Developer 2012

It is throwing me an error Visual Studio Extension Installer This extension is not installable on any currently installed products. How to Install it in Web Developer 2010 Express
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VS2010 SP1 Installation. “The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable”

Ultimately, I'm trying to install the windows phone app SDK so that I can put an app I've made on my phone. To do this, I am told I need to install SP1. When I attempt this I get the following: ...
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Removing Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x64)

I'm trying to remove the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (x64). It says it's uninstalled when I try to remove it from Control Panel->Programs and Features, but the list item ...
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Super Slow Visual Studio

My Visual Studio 2010 professional is running super slowly. (This is during normal operation, not debugging or anything) I checked all the processes that were started by it in a program called Process ...
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How can I trace/profile a process in Windows?

Occasionally when investigating SQL Server issues I find it useful to be able to attach the Visual Studio debugger to it and try and figure out what it is doing by looking at the call stack (the ...
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Visual Studio 2010 - Text cursor disappearing

I'm just editing .cs usual classes and my text cursor is often becoming usual cursor. This doesn't make VS useless, but is pissing me off. There is some hock to restart the cursor without need to ...
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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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Why do some errors in Visual Studio disappear?

When debugging a project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional, I built the project, resulting in about 15 errors. But as I scroll through the file containing the errors, some of the errors ...
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VS2010 Dissembly window goes on forever?

When I am looking at the assembler code in VS2010, in the Dissembler window- if I scroll downwards why does the assembler continue? Is this because it is representing the assembler of my mouse ...
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Can I install visual studio 2012 side by side with 2010?

Can I install Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 RTM side by side with Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 on Windows 7? Because I tried to install it and I just got the splash screen for the installer ...
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How can I completely remove my Visual C++ Express installation?

I have a bunch of 'Hotfix for Visual C++ Standard 2010 Beta 1 - ENU' updates installed. As well as 1 'Hotfix for Microsoft Visual C++ Express - ENU' I have already completely uninstalled Visual C++ ...
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How to input date range in word for SQL query?

I have an Excel file that uses an SQL query to pull inventory usage of the medications in our pharmacy over a period of time. I currently just have to go to Data > Connections > Properties > ...
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How to find matched parenthesis

Suppose I use Visual Studio 2010 to write jquery code, there are a lot of parenthesises. I may miss one or more parenthesises. What i sthe quick way to find or check matchness of parenthesis?
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Uninstalling Visual Studio 2010 components

Hope I'm asking this in the right place. I've recently installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional (for a university project). We have to design a dummy interface for a system modelling scrum management ...
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Visual Studio 2010: How to draw a multiobject in a UML sequence diagram?

When "a client interacts with the elements of a collection, you can use a multiobject" (src), drawn like so: In my Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, I have no option to make a "participant" part of a ...
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cannot type anything in visual studio 2010 ide code window

I have visual studio 2010 Premium installed. It has been working fine for many months. All of a sudden I opened up a project yesterday and I can no longer type in the ide. All commands respond to ...
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Visual Studio 2010 not compatible?

The Windows 8 upgrade setup says that Visual Studio 2010 would not be compatible, but that there is a solution available. What does 'not compatible' mean in this case? I had VS 2010 running in the ...