Visual Studio is Microsoft's IDE (integrated development environment) offering for developing on its platforms, such as Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. Out of the box, it supports C++, C#, VB.NET and F# for programming, as well as XML/XSLT, HTML, CSS and JavaScript for web development. Many other ...

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BSOD Error When Running Windows Phone Emulator

I am getting a BSOD Error when Running Windows Phone 7.1 Emulator on Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Each time I run the Emulator, it Results in Blue Screen. This is a Fresh Install, This Error also ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Stops Building Randomly

I made this post over at StackOverflow and they directed me here, here is the original post I made there about this problem: I am having a problem with Visual Studio 2010 as of late that I can't ...
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Visual j# asks for SQL 2005, but I already have SQL Server 2008 installed

I recently installed Visual Studio 2010 full pack (including SQL Server 2008). After that, I installed Visual j# Express 2005 in order to work on a project. The problem is: When I try to open a new ...
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Windows 7 access denied to executables.. by what?

Ever since I started using Windows 7 this problem has been bothering me. From time to time I see similar questions popping up on misc forums, but never did I see an answer. Here are two scenarios that ...
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Can I stop Visual Studio spawning a web browser when I start debugging?

Can I stop Visual Studio spawning a web browser when I start debugging in VS2010? I have the site open already, so I don't need Visual Studio to spawn another window/tab/etc :\ I'd love to be able ...
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How do I get the output box back to the normal position in Visual Studio?

Owing to a careless mouse drag, the output/error/search results area now occupies the entire screen, being selectable as one of the files in the tabs along the top. Does anyone know how to get it ...
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Installing Visual Studio on a Windows server

Some colleagues of mine are setting up a Windows server (running a few web applications) and demand that Visual Studio is installed on it. Me and most of my other colleagues are only familiar with ...
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Make Visual Studio not erase release folder for setup projects

This is a major pet peeve of mine. I use SVN and when I roll out a new version, I make a new setup for it. The "compile" behaviour for setup projects is different from most projects. Instead of the ...
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Sql Server Express Installation

I am learning ADO.NET programming. I want to install Sql Server Express for doing the some programs. I am using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate on my windows 7 home basics 64 bit. I have ...
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Using a folder shortcut in environment variables

I want to know if it's possible to use a folder shortcut as an enviroment variable element. I'm using a specific folder layout to organize my programming libraries, similar to the OSX Frameworks ...
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Registering a Visual Studio 2008 Express product on an offline PC

I have a large project that was built with VS 2008 and don't want to upgrade the project to a 2010 version just yet. I have VS 2008 Express but the trial period expired and it's installed in a ...
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Visual Studio 11 installation error

I am trying to install the Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview on Windows Server 2008 R2. When it gets to the Microsoft.NET Framework 4 Multi-Targeting Pack package I get the following error: ...
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Find and replace character with control character

Is it possible to find and replace a character with a control character? Given the text one,two,three I want to Find , and replace with \n (new line). So the result becomes one two three I am ...
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Why VC++ IntelliSense doesn't refresh error list?

Why VC++ IntelliSense doesn't refresh error list? There's an error in the code. IntelliSense shows it up. I fix it, and press F7 to re-compile, the compilation result is successful. But now ...
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How to eliminate the Rate and Feedback bar at the top of help pages in Visual Studio 2005 and 2008

Using MS Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 help viewer (MS Document Explorer), on virtually every help page I get a "Send/Add Content.../Rate and Feedback" bar at the top of the page. The problem is that ...
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Why does Visual Studio run in “Always on top” mode?

My copy of Visual Studio seems to be set in "Always On Top" Mode. It runs this way by default; there seems to be no way of changing it. Visual Studio runs as Administrator/Elevated, but that really ...
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How do I kill Symantec Endpoint Protection?

I would like to disable Symantec endpoint protection active scan, I am not able to find the pid nor the right task to end in taskmanager. I am using Visual studio 08 with c++ and windows server. ...
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Double click in Visual Studio 08 forms designer adds listener. Please make it stop

I'm using Visual Studio 08 Designer for a Windows Forms application. When I accidentally double click on a control it automatically switches to the code and adds a listener. How do I stop this ...
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Can I install 32 bit software on my 64 bit Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install and run 32 bit on 64 bit machine Can I Install Such Programs Like Visual Studio 2010 on My 64 bit Operating System ? If I Compile My Program With Visual Studio ...
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Is there any way to invert the caret?

When programming in Visual Studio, the caret (i.e. the vertical line that shows where text will be inserted) is either a vertical line (when in insert mode) or a block (when in overwrite mode). Is ...
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VS 2008/2010 Installation problem

This comes from here, but since people has told me I should post this here, and not in StackOverflow, here I am... Here's the thing: When I get to the license terms the installation window "dies". 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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win32 API to find executable from command line on windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows equivalent of whereis? On Windows Command Prompt, I can type in "notepad" and based on search path and extension, Windows starts c:\windows\notepad.exe for me. ...
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Mouse scroll wheel causes “back” in IE and Visual Studio

I am running Windows 7 64bit and the machine is connected via a KVM, so I have to use PS2 mouse connector (the machine is about 20' behind me in the office somewhere) as the KVM doesn't switch USB. ...
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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, ...
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Does ReadyBoost help for Visual Studio?

Is there any way that you can monitor if ReadyBoost actually has an impact on performance? I don't really experience much improvement. Also can it be useful for Visual Studio anyway or would that ...
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Could not find file 'SqlAccess.dll'

When running CREATE ASSEMBLY MyAssembly FROM 'S:\SourceCode\TryUDF\bin\Debug\TryUDF.dll' an error is returned: Could not find file 'SqlAccess.dll' in directory 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL ...
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Is it possible to Make Mac OS ignore keyboard shortcuts while using Windows under VMWare Fusion?

I just got my MacBook Air, max RAM, Harddrive and CPU. I have installed Windows 7 using bootcamp and are also using win7 from my Mac OS. My question: Is it possible to be in the Windows7 machine, and ...
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Difference in Visual Studio versions

I would like to understand some fundamental VS version differences. What is the difference between Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 Team System? Does the Team System 2008 include VS2008, TFS ...
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Running Visual Studio on OS X

So, my windows laptop is on its last legs and I'm thinking of shelling out for a Macbook Pro. However, I do some (but not a lot) of ASP.NET development, and so would need to install Visual Studio of ...
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Stuck with Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 errors [closed]

A ways back I installed Microsoft Visual Studio beta 2. Today I installed Visual Studio 2010 from Dreamspark (the one with the activation key baked in). This resulted in an install with no place to ...
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Difference between Visual Basic and Visual Studio?

I was wondering what the difference is between installing Visual Basic and Visual Studio?
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Visual Studio + Team foundation?

I am thinking about upgrading from VS 2008 to VS 2010. I came accross this: ...
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How can I find missing glPopMatrix in Visual Studio

I have a theory according to which the bugs I'm experiencing are due to a glPushMatrix being used without a matching glPopMatrix. My project is rather big so I would like to be able to find these ...
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Distributed Compiling on Windows

I read about distcc for distributed compiling on Linux systems. Since I have to compile a big project quite often, I was wondering if there are methods on Windows on how to distribute that onto ...
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Buttons vanishing from Visual Basic Toolbar

I'm using Microsoft Visual Basic 6 and am having trouble with the toolbar. Several buttons have recently vanished from the toolbar, and replacing them with the View->Toolbar option only worked ...
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Installing default templates in visual studio

How do I install default templates in Visual Studio 2005 ? Whenever I start Visual Studio 2005 and click on File -> New Project it shows me shows me this message. and then there are no templates ...
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What does the number on the visual studio solution icon represent?

Just out of curiosity - what does the number represent? At first I thought it was simply the version/year, because I saw some 10's and some 8's (I have vs 2010 and 2008) but, then why do I have some ...
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Delete a line in Visual Studio without copying it?

There is the shortcut Shift Del to delete a line, but I want to delete without modifying what is in the clipboard. Is there some way to configure it or another shortcut?
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Are Oracle & Visual Studio compatible with Windows 7 64-bit?

I'm considering moving to Windows 7 64-bit: Will it work faster than Windows 7 32bit? Will Oracle 11g & Visual Studio work on it? Do I need special hardware? (I have a Dell Latitude D520 laptop) ...
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Application Screen Repainting Issues

I have this issue lately at work. It drives be nuts, and I finally stopped to ask this question. It's quite often that an application I've been running just randomly fails to repaint itself for a ...
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Looking for Visual Studio 2010 Context Menu Scrolling Workaround - Perhaps I Can Reduce Menu Height?

Visual Studio 2010 is driving me mad, mainly because it insists on scrolling context menus even when there is more than enough room to show all of it. It is particularly bad in the solution explorer ...
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Visual Studio 2005 uninstall problem

I installed Visual Studio 2010 today. I am using Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2. Visual Studio 2005 was previously installed in my notebook. I thought that it automatically replaces ...
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I can't copy and paste from a console application

I am usually working with console application and it is really annoying that I can not copy or paste anything on the console. How do I make it possible to copy & paste?
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Visual Studio [copy properties]

Is there any way to copy the whole properties of a project to another one? (in any version of Visual Studios)
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VS 2010 Security Warning When Opening My Own Projects

Whenever I try to open my own projects in VS 2010 Express, I get the following message: You should only open projects from a trustworthy source I can click OK on the message and open the ...
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Visual Studio Compile standalone C# file

I have a c# file, I opened it in VS2010, and I want to compile it now. Is it possible? I know I can compile it using C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\csc.exe, but I do not want this. I ...
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Want Visual Studio 2010 stop using the drive when there's lots of RAM in Windows 7 64 bit

I will be upgrading my system to use 16GB of DDR3 RAM in a Windows 7 64 bit and Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. CPU will be 6 cores 3.2Ghz. I do lots of compiles/day and my goal for VS is to show a web ...
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Prompt if I really want to close visual studio?

Anyone know if I can have visual studio prompt me if I really want to close it (I believe Eclipse prompts before closing)? Or some other way of stopping it from closing when I hit the "X". Thanks ...
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Visual Studio 2010 haunted keyboard

It seems the haunted keyboard is back in VS2010 ... after working on a web application for a short while I find that some keys just don't work, or are behaving like certain keys are stuck. This is ...