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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does the control key get “stuck” when debugging in VS2010?

Sometimes the Ctrl key gets stuck somehow during debug sessions in Visual Studio 2010, and when I press Shift+F5 to stop debugging, it gets reset (Ctrl+Shift+F5). This gets very frustrating ...
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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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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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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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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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Uninstalling Visual Studio 2010 components

I installed the Professional edition of Visual Studio, asking for just the C# package. The program ended up installing all of the following: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Data-Tier Application ...
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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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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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How to get Product Key for Visual Studio 2010 from MSDNAA without downloading?

I've installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional Trial from the public ISO download site. Then I noticed that I don't have a Product Key yet so I logged in to DreamSpark with my MSDNAA login (that is ...
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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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LNK1256: ALINK operation failed (80040405) : The key container name 'x' does not exist

Every day I get this error: LNK1256: ALINK operation failed (80040405) : The key container name 'NameOfKeyContainer' does not exist The only solution I have is to delete the key container with: ...
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Can I use Visual Studio 2008,2010 and 2012 on Windows 8?

I do development in all of these versions of Visual Studio and just wondering- before I go out and buy Windows 8 if versions 2008 and 200 are compatible with Windows 8 and can I have all of them ...
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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 ...
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How do I change/reset the mapping of the keyboard in Visual Studio 10

My cat ran over my keyboard and since then, the mapping of my keyboard is incorrect. I think she pressed some strange shortcut. : maps to > < maps to \ ; maps to < ´ maps to = etc... ...
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C# lost local variable window from debug (f11 step by step)

I was running my code (visual studio 2010) and I accidentally closed the window that shows the state of variables step by step. I think it was called locals but I can't find it on any of the menu ...
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SlickEdit's “Indentation guide” equivalent for VS2010?

SlickEdit "Editor Gadget" is a free plug-in for the Visual Studio 2008 editor, with many tools that enhance a coder's productivity and have used it extensively. However, I use Visual Studio 2010 now ...
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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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How can I minimize Visual Studio 2010 to the system tray to save taskbar real estate?

I was wondering if there was a way to run Visual Studio 2010 in system tray? Does anyone know if that's possible?
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60 gb ssd how to partition? [closed]

I have just bought AMD fx 4100 machine with 60 gb ssd. I need to run win 7 , sql server & vs studio 2010 and later if it space allows dreamweaver and ms office. i have divided into 2 equal ...
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How can I resolve these redraw issues in Visual Studio?

Every few minutes Visual Studio will completely go crazy. The content of tabs is offset. Code is not drawn at all. Clicking on tabs does nothing. Toolbox windows are also not rendered correctly ...
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Microsoft (VS2010) TFS and Excel - can not save credentials

When I try to open xlsx file located on TFS server using Team Explorer (VS2010 Pro), naturaly it asks for credentials; and each time I check "Remember my credentials" - but credentials remains ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 - Double slash in Target name

I just noticed my VS 2010 project uses two slashes between the full path and the executable name when linking the project (notice the \\ in the Debug\\TestQT.exe): 2> LINK : ...
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Visual Studio 2010 DON'T CLEAR Query if doesn't succed or syntax error

In VS2010 when you perform a query against database if the query itself has any syntax error the VS by default clears all text from screen. This makes you to type again the text and resolve syntax. ...
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Missing “Formatting Options” in properties window in Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011

The name is pretty self explanatory. I have Microsoft Visual Studios LightSwitch 2011 and I can't find the "Formatting Options" for a table's field. In the properties window I only have the following ...
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Visual Studio 2010 SQL Querys how to set BIGGER default font

By default, the default font when you perform a query on a table by going to right click over table -> New Query is very small, you can increase it pressing ctrl+ but when the query is execute the ...
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Windows Phone Emulator not listed as testing device

I have just installed Windows Phone Developer Tools on this machine which had Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate already installed. As soon as the installation completed and I created a new project, I ...
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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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Connecting an existing project to TFS

I am using Visual Studio 2010. I have files that make up a project in TFS. They are not in a VS project, they are just loose files. I pull them from source control to my machine and then created a ...
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How do I organize my project files in Visual Studio in a Setup Project? [closed]

I have a set of schemas that I use in a C# program. I've created a Visual Studio Installer "Setup" Project. Whenever I add those files into the project using the project's "File System" I get a ...
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Harddisk advice: Run Visual Studio in Windows 7 in Parallels on external drive

I just bought the latest MacBook Air. I'm running Parallels with Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010. Since I'm running out of disk space, I want to move the VM to an external drive. Since I will be ...
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Saving long ASPX files in Visual Studio 2010

I'm hoping someone can help me out because I'm extremely close to completely bugging out in the office right now... So here's the deal; we use Visual Studio 2010 (Ultimate) for web development. The ...
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Connection to Oracle database via Visual Studio Server Explorer crashes Visual Studio

I am trying to create an ADO.Net entity Data Model of an existing oracle 11g database, however I cannot even get past the step of Database Connection. Every time I attempt to test the connection ...
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Make Visual Studio remember my login and password

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 with source control (TFS). Each time I open new instance of Visual Studio and connect to Team Explorer, it asks me for my credentials. I'm already logged in to Windows ...
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Copy C# code from Visual Studio - pretty format

Are there any good ways to copy code from Visual Studio that keeps the code neat looking? I have two main concerns that are large enough for me to raise this question: When copying multiple lines of ...
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Installing Visual Studio's SQL Server express later

I installed VS2010 Ultimate while ago whithout installing SQL Server Express. I also installed SP1 and Lightswitch over it. Now I changed my mind. I tried add/remove features but now that option is ...
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How to recover my source code?

after a system crash down, one of my .cs file get lost. The size of the file is 18KB, when I tried to open it in VS2010, vs2010 auto opens it in NotePad, but the content is empty. I tried to open it ...
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Visual Studio Paired Editor Panes

Is there any way to make Visual Studio have "paired" editor panes, somewhat like XCode's Assistant Editor feature? More specifically, I'd like to replicate the XCode feature of having a .cpp file's .h ...