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Black folder icons in Windows 8 when try open files by Visual Studio

When I try to open a file from within Visual Studio or SQL Management Studio, within the browser dialog, all the icons are black as per the screen shots below. When I right click and go to ...
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How to set Visual Studio 2012 as default for opening *.json and *.md files?

I tried to do that in Control Penel in "Set Default Programs" but there is no option to check one of these files and no option to add other ones. When I right click on those files and click "Open ...
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visual studio 2012 debug windows 8

I run a local IIS server to develop a website and it works. If I try to debug however it stated "Unable to start debugging on the web server. You do not have permissions to debug the web server ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Installation gives error

I'm having a problem with installing Visual Studio 2012 Premium (Professional and Ultimate too) under 64-bit Windows 8 Pro. When the 'acquiring' bar goes to 'Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Devenv' I get ...
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Why can't I open any DirectX samples in Visual Studio 2012?

I have a Dell Studio XPS running Windows 8 Pro. I upgraded it from Windows 7 shortly after Windows 8 was released. I also installed Visual Studio 2012 Professional shortly after it was released and ...
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132 views

Windows 8 and visual studio 2012 post-builds are denied macros and batches

This been killing me... Since I've changed to Windows 8 I cannot run post build events batch or macros. I've been trying to do xcopy and run some bat files (with xcopy) without success. They always ...
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VS2012 Express unable to start correctly in Surface Pro

I have recently bought surface pro. It is running on a 64-bit Windows 8 OS running on Intel i5-3317U with 4GB RAM. By all standards as far as I know it should be able run any program I can run on my ...
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446 views

All .net applications crash “stop working” after Visual Studio 2012 Express Desktop installed

I am running Windows 8 Pro x64. Never had a problem with .net applications and I have a few I use daily for my business. I installed Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktops. After installing this, ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Run as Admin on Win 8 issues

Whenever I try running VS2012 as Admin, whether through Right Click or Troubleshooter Assisstant, it just hangs. It has a dialog saying opening file and it sits there forever. Anyone else able to ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Acting Weird

I fixed the issued by reinstalling Windows. A fresh install was not needed. But I had to use the "Keep personal files only" option. The "Keep Windows settings, personal files, and apps" option did not ...
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1answer
951 views

How to config VS 2012 IIS-express to listen requests from an OS installed on Microsoft Hyper-V?

I'm not sure if I should ask this question here or not. However... I'm using Windows 8 with VS 2012 and IIS-express 8 that is installed via VS. I mean when I was installing VS, it installed IIS and ...
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1answer
2k views

Long 20 minute startup/boot after Visual Studio Install

Yesterday I wanted to get back into a bit of XNA so I installed Visual Studio 2012 Express Desktop and Visual Studio C# 2010. I also installed the XNA framework (which needs Games for Windows on ...
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Saving project as a template for future projects in visual studio express 2012?

I have created my own project start up template that I would like to use for most of my future projects building Windows 8 apps with Visual Studio Express 2012. I have looked online but cannot find ...
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384 views

Can't access UEFI after switching from BIOS on Windows 8

I'm currently using an unmodified ASUS K52J laptop running Windows 8 and trying to develop for Windows Phone 8. In order to meet the specifications necessary to successfully run the phone emulator ...
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1answer
379 views

Strange upper limit of CPU usage

Some background info: I'm a .NET developer working on a Dell Precision M4500 notebook (i7 X 940 @ 2,1 | 8GB DDR3 | Details). Tools I use on daily basis (and which are basically open the whole work ...
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3answers
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Can I make C# Console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8?

As the question, can I make C# console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8? I am aware that you can create Windows 8 apps but is there a template to create C# based console ...
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Opening Visual studio 2012

Have installed Visual Studio 2012 Trial, but it doesn't add any icons to the desktop. So how can I open it and then add the icons to the desktop in Windows 8?
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AutoHotkey does not capture keystrokes when VS2012 is active window

When Visual Studio 2012 is active window (and only when Visual Studio is the active window) on my new Windows 8 machine, AutoHotkey does not capture keystrokes. I did not have this problem with VS2010 ...
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1answer
172 views

Blend for Visual Studio doesn't show preview

I started using Visual Studio Blend for making Windows 8 apps and I have noticed that the Live Preview doesn't load at all. What is the reason for this? I haven't been able to find anything in Google ...
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2answers
1k views

Cannot disable DPI scaling for Visual Studio 2012

I would like high DPI enabled for most of the applications that I use on my 14" 1920x1080 laptop, except for a few like Visual Studio that benefits from the extra space. However, setting "disable high ...
3
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1answer
953 views

Visual Studio 2012 installation hangs in Windows 8

I've just done a fresh install of Windows 8 and I'm now trying to install VS2012 but the installation always hangs at seemingly random points. I've tried reinstalling countless times, cleaning the ...
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1answer
995 views

Compatibility of Visual Studio 2012 app in older OS

I am planning of creating a application in Visual Sudio Pro 2012 in future. I want the app to run in XP, Vista, 7 and 8. So, does the app created in Visual Studio Pro will work on these OS or not?
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245 views

Unable to install Visual Studio Express for Windows 8

I am trying to install Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 on Windows 8 Pro 32-bit. The following error comes: Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 Cannot find the ...
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1answer
223 views

How to open a document multiple times in VS2012?

I would like to know if it is possible to open a source file multiple times in VS2012 Express? For example I would like to open a UserControl in two views (Code/Design) in two tabs to e.g. put each ...
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351 views

Can't install Nuget or other extension to VS2012 on Win8

When I try to install any extension for visual studio ultimate 2012 on my new installation of Winodws 8 I get this exception : System.IO.FileNotFoundException: The system cannot find the file ...
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2answers
888 views

Visual Studio 2012 unresponsive in Windows 8

After installation of Visual Studio 2012 in Windows 8 VM via VMware Workstation 8, I am getting this message while launching, VS 2012 have become unresponsive although I am able work it after some ...
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3answers
5k views

Can we install Visual Studio 12 on the Surface RT?

As I'm planning on getting a Surface RT tablet, I was wondering if it is possible to install Visual Studio 12 on it for app development.
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3answers
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Windows 8 stops booting after installation of Visual Studio 2012 Desktop

I installed "Visual Studio 2012 Express Desktop" on my "Windows 8 Pro". The installer succeeded and told me to restart the system. I obeyed. Now the system hangs somewhere in the bootprocess and my ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2012 Express on Windows 8

I am getting following error when installing visual studio express edition on windows 8 You need to restart your computer to continue the installation Screenshot for illustration, it's the same ...
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1answer
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.NET Framework 4.0 Targeting Pack does not show in Visual Studio

How can I install the .NET 4.0 Framework on Windows 8 Pro / Visual Studio 2012 Professional? I get this: and if I follow the link of Install other frameworks... I get into Microsoft page where I ...
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How do I simulate Windows 8 RT in VS 2012?

Visual Studio 2012 has a wonderful simulator built in for creating Windows 8 apps. However, it appears that when I run it, it's running another light instance of my own PC (including start up ...