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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Is there a way to embed a command prompt into the Visual Studio IDE?

Basically I'm looking for something like the "Visual Studio Command Prompt", but which can be docked as a tab or otherwise moved about like any other Visual Studio panel. Does such a thing exist? ...
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How to collapse custom files in Visual Studio 2010, using existent solutions?

In Visual Studio projects, I often use partial classes to extract specific and uniform data, such as database queries or trace IDs, from the code. Example: public partial class GremlinsProvider { ...
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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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Blue screen of death while unlocking computer with Visual Studio 2010 running

I have Visual Studio 2010 installed along with DevExpress 10.2. When I lock the machine and unlock it, a blue screen of death appears. I also experience the same problem when the machine is kept ...
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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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VS2010 Extension for CSS Regions?

Does anyone know of a VS2010 extension for CSS regions? I have some pretty big CSS files and I can't seem to locate how to create regions for these. I have a JavaScript region extension but not one ...
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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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A way to take screenshot of the WP7 app I develop

I want to take a screenshot of the WP7 app I'm developing. Is there a way to take a panorama full view of the app?
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How to collapse JavaScript function/comment blocks in VS2010/VS2008

I don't think it is possible right now in VS2010/VS2008 but I'm sure someone must have done or can come up with some workaround using the extensibility of VS2010/VS2008. Ability to collapse ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Visual Studio 2010 won't compile/create new projects

My Visual Studio 2010 Professional with SP1 installed won't compile anymore. The shown error is: TRACKER : error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified. ...
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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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Assign a shortcut for “Next tab” in Visual Studio

(Using Visual Studio 2010 Express) When you do CTRL+Tab on the editor of Visual Studio, it navigates to the next document window (the name of the shortcut is Window.NextDocumentWindowNav). Should you ...
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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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Why visual c++ 2010 express fails to install on windows xp service pack 3?

I downloaded the web installer here but when trying to install it just fails: Setup could not install the following component: Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Or is it true that VCE2010 can ...
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Weird red border around windows

For some reason, when I was working in visual studio earlier today, this weird red border appeared around my windows. It is only appearing around the windows built with Visual Studio (and not just one ...
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Visual Studio 2010 SP1 installation failure - no internet connectivity - now what?

I have a 64 bit server that is not connected to the network and was updating my VS2010 with the SP1. The program is trying to download a VS10sp1_x86.msi file from the source but since no connectivity, ...
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How do I install Visual Studio 2010 Express somewhere besides C:?

I have a SSD as my primary (C:) drive, mainly used for quickly loading games. It's pretty small (~30 GB) so I want to keep things that don't really need a speed boost off of it. I attempted ...
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Internet Explorer 8 suspended and debug command line options

I have Internet Explorer 8 set as my default browser and whenever I start my web application in Visual Studio 2010 with debugging it starts Internet Explorer 8 with the following command line ...