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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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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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How to remove/hide GitExtensions toolbar from Visual Studio?

I tried: right-click on a toolbar and uncheck GitExtensions right-click on a toolbar > Customize and delete GitExtensions moved the toolbar from the second row to the first row searched ...
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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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.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 ...
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Visual Studio 2012 SQL editor missing tool bar

I have a number of SQL script files in a database project. When I open some of them, the editor includes a toolbar, with options to connect to database, execute the script, etc. However, when I open ...
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How to add an Environ Variable Path to VS command Prompt

If I open Developer Command Prompt for VS2012 using 'Run as Administrator' and then run the following will the path C:\foo get added to the list of environment variable pathways for the command ...
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Disable Norton IS2012 from monitoring Visual Studio projects

I am currently developing a C++ application in Visual Studio and every couple of minutes I build an executable and try to run it. It takes a relatively long time and I am pretty sure it's the ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Installation fails on Windows 7

I am trying to install Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit machine, but installation fails. I tried to install all versions (Premium, Ultimate etc..) but I'm getting the error below. ...
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VS 2012 updating all my .sln?

This is really starting to piss me off. I've got VS 2012 installed and I feel like it's taking over EVERY solution on my freakin hard drive. Meaning it's converting the solution it seems to VS 2012 ...
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Visual Studio 2012 setup crashes when trying to install

In my Win7(64 bit) PC, I installed VS 2012 Ultimate Trial version few days back and today i got my msdn subscription of VS2012 Premium. so i uninstalled the Trial and was trying to run the setup exe ...
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Keyboard shortcut to move line up/down in Visual Studio 2012?

Is there a shortcut to move a line up/down? Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools had this feature, is it built-in on Visual Studio 2012? Is there perhaps a light extension that adds this ...
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“Find in files” instead of “Find” Invoked in Visual Studio 2012 on SQL type files

When editing .sql files in Visual Studio 2012, hitting Ctrl-F brings up the "Find in Files" dialog instead of just simple "Find". Is there a way to fix that?
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Can I install visual studio 2012 side by side with 2010?

Can I install Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 RTM side by side with Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 on Windows 7? Because I tried to install it and I just got the splash screen for the installer ...