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

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Running Visual Studio under Parallels get error with Create on Strongly Typed View

I Get the below error when using Visual Studio to add a strongly typed view. Visual Studio is running via Parallels and the code is store on the Mac (I assume the problem is down to this) - Anyone ...
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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 ...
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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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Why does Visual Studio unit test code and result view open in two different window panes?

This question is best illustrated with a series of screenshots: ..the class file with the test code opens ..and the Result view opens in a different area: Super annoying! Anyone know how to ...
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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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How to sync folder with files on disk?

I've got a folder in my project called "Data". I want all the files in it to have the property Copy to Output Directory = Copy if newer. Problem is every time I copy files into this directory via ...
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Visual Studio colors mess up

Every once in a while, Visual Studio decides to mess up my colors. This is what happens: It should look like this: I'm not sure what is causing this, but I hope someone else has experienced ...
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I need more advice on this data addition issue [closed]

I have a test program consisting of a textbox (textbox1), a button (save), and a connection to a database and a table called TestDatabase.mdf and TestTable (respectively). I am trying to save the text ...
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How can I change the font of the VS2010 Source Control Explorer window?

The Visual Studio 2010 Source Control Explorer window displays quite nicely on my Windows 7 box. The only problem is, it's quite hard for me to see the difference between the bold and regular sub-...
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How to make Visual Studio 2010 highlight identical, selected words in editor ?

I would like to enable (if it exists) an option in Visual Studio 2010 that would highlight the same identical words to the selected ones. There is a feature like this already implemented e.g. in ...
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Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2010 wont install

I was having some issues with this so I uninstalled everything associated with VS 2010 and .NET Framework 4 and reinstalled everything, well except Service Pack 1, which will not install. Without it ...
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Visual Studio 2010 looks like Hot Dog Stand

This is what my Visual Studio 2010 window looks like. Obviously not ideal. I used to have C# 2010 Express installed, all was fine, something happened, and then the colors went like this. I ...
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Visual Studio SP1 update wont install

I've been trying for a couple days now to install Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2635973) and continue to get this error I even tried a manual download & install and ...
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Lagging windows and mouse pointer in Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and on top of it I have installed Visual Studio 2010 and SQL server. For some time now I have been experiencing a laggy behavior. Explorer windows minimize and maximize with a ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Takes More Than 40sec To Load

I'm having troubles to load Visual Studio 2010 for the first time. It takes more than 40 seconds to load for the first time, after the first time it loads in 12 seconds. the machine is core i5-520M ...
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Visual Studio clean/build/rebuild solution not working [closed]

This seems to affect only when I'm trying to perform this action on either the root solution that contains all the others, or a subfolder with multiple solutions in it. I right click on the node I ...
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Graphical problems with Visual Studio 2010

I get graphical problems with VS 2010 were the text editor blanks out sections of the code and docked tool windows do not draw properly. You can see this in the image below, the Resharper File ...
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Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates?

When we change Windows we have to download all Visual Studio 2010 updates with Windows Updater and install them again. Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates in an installing pack ?
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How to install SQL Server Express?

While installing Visual Studio 2010, I saw an option to install SQL Express. I checked that option assuming it would install SQL Server Express as well, but apparently it didn't. When I type ssms.exe ...
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VSIXInstaller.exe has stopped working [closed]

Whenever I try to install any vsix files (VS add-ins) I get this error Has anyone ran into this issue, if so how did you resolve it? Problem Event Name: CLR20r3 Problem Signature 01: ...
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Possible to slipstream Visual Studio 2010 into a Windows 7 install?

Is there a way to merge VS2010 into a Windows install DVD so that it is ready for use the first time Windows boots?
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VS2010 highlight color setting?

I have a problem with my color settings - here's a picture to visualize my problem: As you can see I have a theme with a black background and if I do a single click on a variable, it highlights all ...
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Intellisense for C/C++ in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

My visual studio keeps saying Intellisense is not available for C/C++. Some Internet sources say that it even doesn't exist in VS2010.. There should be a possible workaround.. I have the Ultimate ...
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Backspace and arrow keys not working as expected

Most of the time Visual Studio seems to work fine. But occasionally, it gets into a funky editing state. I can still type, but I can't move the cursor with the arrow keys. The arrow keys instead seem ...
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Visual Studio 2010, how can I start only one web project in a solution when debugging?

In Visual Studio 2005, choosing to debug a specific web project only starts an ASP.NET Development Server for the project selected. In Visual Studio 2010, debugging starts an ASP.NET Development ...
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Why am I unable to uninstall my VS 2010 Professional?

I'm unable to repair my VS 2010 Professional. I also can't uninstall. The logs for the failed uninstall can be found here. [12/07/11,13:33:31] Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional - ENU: [2] ...
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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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Recover Visual C# 2010 Project [duplicate]

I have spent a lot of time writing a project in Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express. While creating it I used multiple computers and opted to store the files on a external hard drive. While finishing my ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Stops Building Randomly

I made this post over at StackOverflow and they directed me here, here is the original post I made there about this problem: I am having a problem with Visual Studio 2010 as of late that I can't ...
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KBXXXXX does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on your computer

I have uninstalled VS 2010 and many other apps that I don't use anymore, and reinstalled it after. I have also reinstalled VS 2010 SP1. I'm now down to 3 updates, of which I am getting the error: "...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 locking referenced Assembly

I have a sandbox app that is built from the simple WPF Application template. This sandbox references an assembly that I am also building which contains the definition of a UserControl (WPF). I am ...
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Customize Keybord key combination

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad Edge laptop. when I am trying to debug in Visual studio, I need to press the Fn + F6 keys combination. I don't want to do it like that. Can anyone help me to customize ...
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slipstream Visual Studio 2010 service pack 1

Visual studio 2010 is great and SP 1 is adding flavor to it. I am planning to install Visual studio 2010 with SP 1 in quite a few system. Visual studio takes only about 20 mins to install but SP1 ...
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How do I save a project to a specific directory in Visual Basic 2010 Express?

I'm using Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express to create a project and in the near future a solution. But it creates the files in the wrong place. I can't see a Save As button for Projects or Solutions ...
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Which laptop specs to target for Visual Studio 2010 [closed]

I have three days to get a new laptop that can run Visual Studio 2010. Normally I have two instances open, an instance of SQL Management studio, IIS and a few web browsers. What are the specs I ...
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Can I stop Visual Studio spawning a web browser when I start debugging?

Can I stop Visual Studio spawning a web browser when I start debugging in VS2010? I have the site open already, so I don't need Visual Studio to spawn another window/tab/etc :\ I'd love to be able ...
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Why does Visual Studio 2010 not save Environment Settings?

I am changed the toolbar and window (like solution explore, properties windows etc.) arrangement settings i.e arrange as per my conventions. Now I am close the vs2010 and next day I open the vs2010 ...
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Why does code pasted from Visual Studio to Word and from Word to Gmail keep colors?

Why, if I copy code from Visual Studio directly into Gmail, all styles are removed but if copied first to Word and then from Word into Gmail then all styles including fonts and color are kept?
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Hosting under Development Website in Visual Studio to show it to someone over Internet

I am new to this one; I am currently developing an application over .Net in visual studio 2010. And I wish to show the ongoing work to my group partner... when I debug my project in visual studio it ...
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Why does my app not load in the pinned icon? It makes a new one

I usually pin visual studio to the task bar and then when I fire it up I get all instances appear as a stack of cards on the pin. However I have this interesting problem now where when I start it it ...
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Install Visual Studio on Windows Thin PC

Can I install Visual studio 2010 on Windows 7 Thin PC?
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Install entire visual studio on ramdisk?

How would i go about installing visual studio 2010 and all of its dependencies entirely on a ramdisk? I have 16GB ram in my computer and a 4GB ramdisk just for visual studio. If i just try to ...
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How do I stop Visual Studio from running as administrator?

This morning I set the devenv.exe to run as administrator. We are now getting problems with TFS and want to stop the Visual Studio running as admin. However even though I have disabled all of the ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Professional - repair installation, will it lose updates?

This is a specific example of a general question that often puzzles me on Windows. I am having problems with Visual Studio 2010, so I need to try to repair it. There are two items in the Programs ...
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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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Visual Studio search and replace within subfolders

Is there a way to search only a subset of folders in visual studio? I would like to find all instances of console.log in my code. But, I don't want to search 3rd party *.js files.
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How to disable line highlight in Visual Studio 2010?

Look at how awful this looks: It's very hard to read on the line you're actually working on. Is there a way to disable this highlighting feature?
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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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“Unable to start debugging on the web server” MSVSMON.EXE failed to start error in Visual Studio 2010

I have a real problem getting VS2010 to debug IIS, using Windows 7 64 Bit. I've searched on the internet for a few days now and tried every single solution I can, going through every IIS setting ...