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

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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 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 ...
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How to let detached code windows to be behind the main window?

In Visual Studio 2010 you can detach a window (with code or winforms designer) from the main VS window, but it will always be in front of the main VS window. Can I change this behavior so that when ...
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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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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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Roslyn CTP damaged my Visual Studio

I installed the Roslyn CTP, and it worked beatifully for the most part. Then it was time to part with Roslyn, because some features I use aren't implemented yet, and Roslyn replaced the standard ...
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Are there ways to customize Visual Studio code assistant?

Whenever I press ctrl + space in Visual Studio, it provides me a list of properties, methods, events, all that in a big list. Is there a way to filter the list to only show e.g. Events or Methods? ...
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How to run VS2010 Express and VS2010 Ultimate from MSDNAA on one machine?

Is there any possibility to run two different editions of Visual Studio 2010 on one Windows 7 installation? I have a MSDNAA version of VS2010 Ultimate, but need VS2010 Express for work. I am using ...
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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 ...
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Microsoft ClickOnce Deployment with SFTP possible ?

I know that we could use FTP, Remote Website and Desktop to deploy our applications. I would like to know if anyone could suggest how to use SFTP instead? Are there any plugins that exist for this?
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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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Problems After Upgrading Visual Studio 2013 to UPDATE 2; Windows Store, Store Apps Stop Working

I just upgraded my Visual Studio 2013 Update1 to Update2, which took long time to finish, then suddenly, I can't start any App in the Start Screen. Event Windows Store Stops suddenly. I tried to ...
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Visual Studios 2010 source config issues

I have a VS solution set up with my own code. My code also uses some third party code which I have access to, but do not want to put into my project. However, I do want to be able to look at the other ...
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Problems trying to connect to website over FTP in Visual Studio 2010?

I'm currently trying to connect to a website over ftp in Visual Studio 2010. Unfortunately, Visual Studio takes about ten minutes to connect as it would appear that it is trying to walk all the ...
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Visual Studio: Tables always added offscreen when editing EDMX files

I have a number of ASP.NET projects which utilise .edmx files to access tables on the relevant database for each app. If I add a new table, I have to open the .edmx and click Update Model from ...
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Computer bluescreens when compiling Visual C++ 2010 project

Occasionally, roughly once every few hours (although it can be less or more frequent), my computer will bluescreen or sometimes just shut down with only a black screen when I compile my visual C++ ...
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Can I print a Model diagram at 200% zoom without cutting off in vs 2010?

In visual studio 2010, I would like to print a Model diagram (A .edmx file), at 200% zoom. So I switch to landscape view and up the scale. Printing goes as planned, except that whatever the zoom made ...
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System.BadImageFormatException error when loading Visual Studio Express

When I try to load Visual Studio Express 2010, I get the following error at the VS splash screen and then the program fails to load. System.BadImageFormatException I've looked around for causes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't uninstall visual studio 2013 express

I saw that a community edition of visual studio was released, and as that seems like a better idea then 3 separate installations of visual studio, i tried to uninstall the visual studio 2013 express ...
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Visual Studio 2010 crashes on start, reinstall doesn't solve the issue

All of a sudden my Visual Studio 2010 which worked fine on Friday no longer can be opened crashing every time I try to start it. The only program I installed on Friday was EMS DB Comparer but in the ...
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How to change Visual Studio C# 2010 express License Key?

I'm trying to make a tutorial how to register Visual Studio Express, but because I've already registered I can't register with a new account. I've tried to uninstall and reinstall it, but the program ...
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Authenticating svn+ssh commits from Windows 7 with kerberos token

I am developing on a Windows 7 machine and need to commit my visual studio 2010 projects into the primary repository here at work. I installed AnkhSVN, set it up as my plugin choice for VS, and ...
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Visual Studio Continue (Play) and Break All (Pause) buttons both disabled sometimes

Both the continue and pause buttons show as disabled sometimes after I click the break/pause button when I'm debugging release builds with Visual Studio 2010. The call stack also shows as empty and ...
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Visual Studio 2010 won't start

I've just installed Visual Studio 2010 and when I try to start it, I just get the logo and error "Check online for solution / Close program". Any ideas what could be wrong?
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DLLs missing, application gets 0xc00007b error code

On running my VC++ application doesn't run and stops with 0xc00007b error code, which is STATUS_INVALID_IMAGE_FORMAT. I understand that this means I have problems with some x86 - x64 architecture ...
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SQL server express 2008 failed to install

I am attempting to install SQL Server 2008 Express Edition as part of Visual Studio 2010 in Windows 8.1 and it gives the following fail message: SQL server 2008 express service pack ...
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Cannot open a project in Visual Studio after modifying installed .NET version

I had .NET 4.5 installed on my machine but that was causing some issues with some scripts we use at work. Basically, 4.5 made some changes to MSBuild that our scripts were reliant on so I had to ...
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Decrease the height of title bar in Visual Studio 2012 on secondary screen

I have two screens on my VS2012. No problems with title bar on the main screen, on the secondary however, the title bar takes up lots of space - see screenshot attached. In VS2010, for example, the ...
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Configuring Visual Studio keyboard bindings

I'm very used to Eclipse keyboard shortcuts. Do I have a way of configuring Visual Studio keyboard bindings to work similarly (like IntelliJ)? Also, in IntelliJ you have the great Ctrl+Shift+A find ...
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Toolbars don't stay in their positions after exiting debug mode

In Visual Studio, you have two 'environments', I don't know their proper terms so I'll call them Debug Mode and Code Mode. In Code Mode, I'll position my Solution Explorer, Toolbox, Property Window, ...
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How to create installer for my visual basic project with sql server 2008 database?

Hi guys I have a visual basic project and I developed it using visual studio 2010 and sql server 2008 for my database. Now, I want to make an installer that will include my sql server database. I ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Error Set up

So im installing visual studio 2010 ultimate. im getting an error during set up about Microsoft Application Error Reporting. tried my luck on google but can't find an easy solution. Do i need to ...
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How to change the namespace of a class in all of its partials?

In VS2010 is there a simple way to change a class' namespace and have it make the change to all of the partial classes its composed of in different files? ie. change it in MyClass.cs and have it ...
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Getting Visual Studio to auto-format code

Is there a way to set Visual Studio to auto-format code how I like? For example I want my opening bracket for a method to start right after the signature, but Visual Studio likes to create a new line ...
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Visual Studio 2010 fails to install with “Error occurred during setup” on Microsoft .NET Framework 4

So I had several versions of Visual Basic / Visual Studio on my PC. But there was nothing that wanted to start anymore, so I decided to delete all. Here after tried to reinstall everything(Visual ...
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Plugin to view an Image in Visual Studio while debugging

I'm looking for a plugin similar to this: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/e682d542-7ef3-402c-b857-bbfba714f78d Except compatible with VS2010. Ideally, I'd like to be able to simply ...
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I cannot install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 SDK

No matter what I do, it will not install. I tried changing the SP thing and it had absolutely no effect. SP1 is installed. Visual Studio 2010 is installed. I'm running a 64 bit machine with Windows 7. ...
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Cannot add new .aspx files in visual studio 2010

I'm working in Visual Studio 2010 for a college project. I've been working on this project for a few days now, and everything has been fine. However, yesterday afternoon I tried to add a new .aspx ...