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

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Installing SQL Server Management Studio on Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate edition

FYI, I have BOTH Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate version AND express edition(Visual web developer) installed on my computer. I open up Web Platform Installer and select "SQL Server 2008 R2 Management ...
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Conflicting shortcuts in XAML editor - Visual Studio 2010

I'd like to set a shortcut for "Navigate to Event Handler" operation available on events in XAML editor. Currently, I right-click the event name (in XAML) and select "Navigate to Event Handler". ...
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Where can I find the file 'DotfuscatorCE_5.0.2500.msi'?

I'm trying to install the Service Pack 1 update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. However, it cannot locate the file DotfuscatorCE_5.0.2500.msi Does anyone know where I can find/download this file? ...
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Chrome, Safari, Firefox won't open, but IE and Opera will

I have Chrome 12.0.742.100, Safari 5.33.21.1, Firefox 3.6.16.0, IE 9.0.8112.167421 and Opera 9.51 installed on my Vista machine. UAC is on. Recently, Visual Studio 2010 has been hanging up on me ...
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SQL Server Express Failed to Install

I am attempting to install SQL Server Express (as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Professional installation), but it is failing. I am receiving this error log. [06/22/11,16:31:39] Microsoft Visual ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Crashing Upon Solution Load

I recently installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my Windows 7 machine. When I did so, I had some problems with SQL Server Express 2008R2, so I uninstalled the version installed with VS2010 and ...
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Installing Visual Studio [closed]

When installing Visual Studio on Windows machine, it always installs a plenty of annoying things. If there were a few programs in the list of programs before installing Visual Studio, after it it will ...
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Visual Studio 2010 random error

Everytime I start visual studio 2010 I keep getting this error but it still opens and runs normally. I have reinstalled it many times but still the problem persists. Any help with this would be ...
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VS2010 : MSVSMON.exe failed to start

I am trying to migrate an old VS2005 application to VS2010. I am trying to debug that application, but after I cleaned the project then tried to build it, MSVSMON.exe failed to start and an error ...
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Losing recent files in Windows 7 Taskbar Jump List

I have some applications pinned to my Taskbar and I use the Jump List to open recent solutions. The Jump List keeps resetting itself, removing both the pinned item and the unpinned. This seems to ...
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what is the best configuration for visual studio 2010 working with and SSD

Maybe these are stupid questions but I should ask anyway, I think must people agree that SSD are a good investment for programming, although this question is two years old it has a lot of up votes. My ...
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VS 2010 assembly zone information not in ADS?

I am getting the same error from an assembly from a network drive that many are reporting: Could not load the assembly file://\\C4FLibs\Coding4Fun.Phone.Controls.dll. This assembly may have been ...
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vs_proweb.exe is not a valid win32 application

Hey, I'm trying to install the Visual Studio 2010 Professional Trial. When I run 'vs_proweb.exe' I get an error saying vs_probweb.exe is not a valid Win32 application I've redownloaded multiple ...
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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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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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Selecting “Run as administrator” in the right-click context menu works, but setting it in the compatibility tab doesn't

I require the file C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\MSEnv\VSLauncher.exe to automatically run as administrator, otherwise I cannot open *.sln files from Windows Explorer. I ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 switching Visual Basic to Visual C++

I've installed successfully Visual Studio 2010. Initially,I chose from start-up list (when I launched Visual Studio, the list shows Visual C++,Visual C#,Visual Basic,etc.). I've chosen Visual Basic. ...
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Visual Studios build C++ in background?

Is there a way to have visual studios build my C++ project in the background every few seconds? Note: I generate code using another tool so if i don't need to be in visual studios to kick off the ...
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Visual Studio not loading properly

Hi I have Visual Studio 2010 ultimate. Recently when i started it, it came up with an error message saying Microsoft.VisualStudio.Labs.SolutionNavigatroPacage, SolutionNavigator, Version 10.0.0 ...
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When Visual Studio trial is expired, can I buy and use a valid license key for the current installation?

This is a question on Visual Studio 2010 license key. If I install the Visual Studio 2010 Professional edition for trial, once it is expired, can I convert this trial to "full" using a purchased ...
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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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VS 2010 Bookmark All disabled

In my Quick Find window, why is the Bookmark All button disabled?
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Edit toolbar icons in Visual Studio 2010

In previous versions of VS I could choose an icon that would display for a toolbar button so that it would take up left space. I could also draw a custom icon to use for commands. How do I do that ...
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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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Share Visual Studio projects

I'm running Visual Studio C++ and C# Express 2010 on two computers. I'd like to have a shared Projects directory. What are my options?
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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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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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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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How do I change the license key for an installed copy of Visual Studio 2010?

We have a number of Amazon EC2 instances with Visual Studio 2010 installed on them. The license we are using has a fixed number of seats, all of which are being utilized at the moment. I've created ...
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Dreamspark Multiple Copies of VS

On the Dreamspark website, it states that some software cannot be downloaded and installed multiple times because the product key is one-time use. However, I would like to install VS 2010 Professional ...
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Visual studio 2010 Express edition on Intel Atom N550 based netbook?

The answer was yes for 1.6 Ghz Atom Processors... For the N550, it's a 1.5 GHz DUAL CORE processor, will it be able to run VS 2010 ? ...
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Visual Studio No Longer Goes to the Method Definition

I miss being able to hit F12 and going to the definition of a method. Because my solution consists of like four separate projects, when I hit F12 and the method (or property, or whatever) is in ...
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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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can I get visual studio to open a drag/dropped .sln file?

Mostly there in the title. I'd like to be able to drop a .sln file onto a blank VS 2010 surface -- with no solution open -- and have it open the solution. Is there any way to get VS to do this? All I ...
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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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Can't install TFS (Team Foundation Server) 2010 SP1

I've just applied Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and while attempting to apply TFS2010 SP1 (TFS2010SP1-KB2182621.exe), I got the following error message: "KB2182621 does not apply, or is blocked by another ...
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ADVAPI32.dll error when launching Visual Studio 2010

I've been getting the following warning message when launching Visual Studio 2010 recently: "The procedure entry point EventUnregister could not be located in the dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll" ...
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Visual Studio 2010 UI hangs for 1 min or so before responding when switching back

I have a laptop (1.5 yrs old, Intel Core 2, 3G memory, NVidia graphic card, Windows XP Pro) that I use Visual Studio Professional. VS2010 is installed in C: drive where it has 92GB and has a free ...
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How to build Firefox from 4.0 source and optimize it?

I have found tons of links, resources regarding this topic. However, most of them just compile it and that's it. I want to disable debug, enable -O3 optimization (this one fails hard at the ...
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Error installing VS2010 SDK (setup can't find VS2010)

I am trying to install the Visual Studio 2010 SDK, but the setup fails with the message below. My setup is 64-bit Windows 7 with VS2010 Professional. Any hints on how to resolve this would be ...
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Error installing Visual Studio 2010 SP1

When trying to install Visual Studio 2010 SP1, I get the error: The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. It has to do with RiaServices.msi. Here's the log: ...
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Visual C++ 2010 Express - No C/C++ Folder showing up in Project Property Pages

I'm trying to set an Additional Include Directory in a Visual, which I understand usually exists in a 'C/C++' folder. When I go to a DLL project's folder, though, I don't see any C/C++ folders. I only ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 Fails to Install VC 9.0 Runtime

Those of you who've seen this: Completely Uninstall Visual Studio 2010 will know I've been having some VS2010 issues the last week or so. Well I finally managed to get my computer to a stage where I ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Graphic Artifacts

This problem started happening to me once I installed SP1 onto my Windows 7 Ultimate install. When changing between tabs, or even just hovering my mouse over buttons, VS2010 starts artifacting. It's ...
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Offline installation of VS Express 2010 - what about .NET 4.0?

I would need to know whether or not the offline version of VS Express contains .NET 4.0 as well? I do not think so. I know that using the web installer, the .NET 4.0 is automatically downloaded when ...
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Completely Uninstall Visual Studio 2010

I've got a bug with visual studio 2010, whenever I try to run my program with debugging enabled it pops up an error message saying "Error While Trying to Run Project: Uncaught exception thrown by ...
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How do I differentiate between 2 different solutions of the same name in Visual Studio 2010?

I have 2 different solution files which have the same name in 2 different locations on my drive. I have 2 different instances of Visual Studio 2010 open and have a solution in each of them open. I'm ...
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What are the dangers of manually setting IncreaseUserVA?

I run visual studio 2010 on a 32bit system and regularly run into issues with running out of virtual memory so I can no longer do things like copy / paste in VS. I checked out a few options and the ...
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DreamSpark is really giving me free software? [closed]

So basically I heard today that with a CJP card (a Dutch card for cultural activities etc.) I can download Visual Studio Professional from DreamSpark. It was all simple, I went to www.dreamspark.com, ...