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

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Update - how to make it work properly?

I`m using a wide range of microsoft products - Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1 included, Microsoft Project, SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. After doing a full OS reinstall I tried using ...
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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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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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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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Create a standardized installation package to install Visual Studio 2010 for multiple developers

What would be some ways of creating a standardized installation of Visual Studio 2010 which would include a set of add-ons and extensions? This would be used to install VS2010 in a standard way for ...
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Downloading Themes for GUI in windows application?

Is it possible to download from the net or customize the GUI, or form of a windows application made in Visual Studio? I have tried to make the form better to look at, but i want cool or casual look ...
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Which will give me better performance? Raid 0 with two 7200 RPM HDD's or one WD Velociraptor 10,000 RPM?

I will be using one of these configurations for my VMWare Workstation Development VM's (with the RAID setup I can probably get my games on there too). I will mostly be running a Win 7 VM with Visual ...
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The “Add Selected Files” command of the Visualhg extension crashes VS2010

I just installed the Mercurial Source Control Plugin (visualhg) for MS Visual Studio 2010 to try out some features of source control management systems. When I clicked on the "Add Selected Files" ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 Installation Error

During the VS2010 installation I got this message: Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of assembly "WcfSvcHost, version="10.0.0.0", ...
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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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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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Is it possible to install Visual Studio 2010 in a different language?

I have a legal Visual Studio 2010 from a French Microsoft website. I thought that it would have an English interface, but my preceding question shown me that it is not the case. Since I hate using ...
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Help Viewer in Visual Studio 2010

When I installed Visual Studio 2010, i figured out that it was not having a traditional windows based Help Viewer. The help topics were loaded in the Internet explorer. 1.I understand that online and ...
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Visual Studio says “Unable to start debugging on the web server”

Before I shut down my computer last night everything worked fine. This morning I rebooted and I started getting the error message below when I tried to start debugging my web application: What ...
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After installing VS 2010 - Generic Host Process For Win32 Services problem starts

After installing VS 2010 trial I am getting this error "Generic Host Process For Win32 Services Encountered A Problem and needs to close. When this message pops my computer just stuck and I can not ...
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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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VS 2010, TFS 2008, build server

Can you combine TFS 2008 with a build server running Visual Studio 2010?
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Does Windows 7 Ultimate Lite support Visual Studio 2008 & 2010?

Does Windows 7 Ultimate Lite support Visual Studio 2008 & 2010? I'm planning to install these on my notebook.
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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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Is the disassembly shown by Visual studio actually assembly?

Sometimes when I debug using visual studio, I get this option no source code available, show disassembly, which when clicked shows stuff like this 0000001f test eax,eax 00000021 je ...
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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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How do I find out which processes in the task manager are useless?

My Task Manager looks like this: http://www.flickr.com/photos/50525207@N02/4967509129/sizes/l/in/photostream/ All I want to do is work in Visual Studio. Which processes can I safely end? Also I ...
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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 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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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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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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How to start VS 2010 from Run dialog

Typing "devenv.exe" in my system's Run dialog starts VS 2008. I also have VS 2010 installed. How can I start VS 2010 from the Run dialog? I'm running Windows XP.
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Unexpected Shutdown

Apologies at the start if this is a bizarre question. Over the past two days I have experienced three sudden, unexpected shutdowns on Windows 7 (Professional) on a Samsung Laptop. The sequence is ...
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Will the VS 2010 SP1 be available through windows update

or should I download and install it manually? Yes, I know I can already download it, but I'd prefer to do that through WU.
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How to run Visual Studio (Win7) remotely from a Linux box?

I have a Linux desktop that is just easier to program on (for me) than a laptop. I have a laptop running Windows 7 that I want to write some programs (C++/C#) with VS on the remote laptop. What are ...
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VS2010 C#: Delay when opening a file inside IDE

I have this annoying problem. Each time I double click on (open) a file in the Solution Explorer, it takes around 5 seconds to open. It doesn't matter if its a small file or a large file. Does ...
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Mac Users - Bootcamp, VirtualBox, or something else to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio?

I'm taking a computer science class that requires students to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio for programming assignments. I have been using Macbook Pro, so i'm considering getting either ...
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How to choose which project is built on F5 in Visual Studio?

I have a solution file for IntraFace, which contains two projects, namely IntraFaceTracker and IntraFaceDetector (see the image). By default, IntraFaceTracker is selected, you can see its name is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...