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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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 ...
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How to open the project in visual studio 2005, which is created by Newer version of VS (2008)?

I had created many projects using trial version of Visual studio 2008, Now I have switched back to visual studio 2005, when I try to load the solution, it pops out "version error" now.. I have seen a ...
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Should I store my code/projects on my SSD or my secondary drive?

I just got a new box. It has an SSD for the primary drive, and a 1TB SATA for the secondary drive. I'm going to run windows and my binaries on the SSD and keep all my downloads/documents/music/etc ...
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Install Visual Studio 2010 on SSD drive, or HDD for better performance?

I'm going to be installing Visual Studio 2010. I already have my source code on the SSD. For best performance, especially time to open the solution and compiling time, would it be better to install ...
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Is it necessary to install SQL05 Express w/VS2008 if I have SQL Server 2005

Is it necessary to install SQL Server 2005 Express with Visual Studio 2005/2008 if I already have SQL Server 2005 installed? I'm wondering if SQL Server Express adds any integration that SQL Server ...
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Visual Studio 2008 hot keys

Where can I find a good cheat sheet for Visual Studio hot keys? In particular I'm wanting to switch between tabs but I'd like to see other shortcuts too.
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Visual Studio 2010 Installation

Ok, so I have installed a copy of VS2010 Professional but suppose I want to get Ultimate or even Premium. How would I install it such that it upgrades rather than a new program?
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Does any upgrade version of Visual Studio require an installed development tool?

I'm wondering this from a legal standpoint and an installation-issue standpoint. I'm considering pre-ordering Visual Studio 2010 for future use in some home projects, and you cannot pre-order a full ...
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Why sometimes Windows cannot kill a process?

Right now I'm trying to Run/Debug my application in Visual Studio, but it cannot create it because the last instance of the app.vshost.exe is still running. Then, by using the Task Manager I'm trying ...
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rc.exe from windows sdk missing

While doing some cleaning and reinstalling on my machine, I obviously cleaned one too many, and now I'm missing a rc.exe that's supposed to go either in my Visual Studio directory (not sure which one) ...
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How do I stop MSYS from transforming my compiler options?

Is there a way to stop MSYS/MinGW from transforming what it thinks are paths on my command lines? I have a project that's using nmake & Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 (yeecccch). I have the build ...
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Visual Studio .NET 2003 on Windows 7 hangs on search

So I have Visual Studio 2003 running on Windows 7 - yeah I am aware it isn't officially supported - and no, unfortunately I can't change that situation :-( For the most part it works OK but I have a ...
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Benchmarks relevant for a Visual Studio .NET development workstation

I am developing a system with Windows 7 64-bit, Visual Studio and Sharepoint on a virtual workstation on some kind of VMWare server. The system is painfully slow, with Visual Studio lagging behind ...
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Can someone explain Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2010 pricing?

We're a small team of 4 developers. We currently have MSDN Professional subscriptions. When 2010 comes out next month, will we need to buy new MSDN subscriptions? -- Is it possible to upgrade from ...
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Visual Studio 2008 Debugger really slow with SSD

My setup is a laptop with Windows 7 64-bit, Visual Studio 2008 SP1 on an Intel X25-M 4 GB SSD with page file turned off (no need) and 2.2 GHz Core Duo. What happens is weird: When I build my project ...
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How can I get Visual Studio 2008 to align my assignment operators?

I had this in Vim and miss it dearly now that I'm confined to Visual Studio. I'd like to take this: MyType type_obj = new MyType(); MyLongerType longer_type_obj = new LongerType() To this: MyType ...
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Will Visual Studio 2008 work on Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)?

I would like to know whether Visual Studio 2008 works on Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit). I am specific about the 64 bit Home Premium version of Windows 7. Regards, Naveen Jose
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Do I need Visual Studio 2008 to install Visual Studio .NET?

I can't seem to install Visual Studio .NET on my Windows 7 machine (64 bit). Do I need Visual Studio 2008 to install? I'm also looking for a good ASP.NET editor (which supports Intellisense), any ...
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Installing Windows Mobile SDK without Visual Studio

Is it possible to install the Windows Mobile SDK without having Visual Studio? I am using SharpDevelop to write a Windows Mobile application, but I need to use an assembly in the Windows Mobile 6.0 ...
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Visual Studio on laptop and desktop

I have this dilemma right now. I have been running Visual Studio on my desktop and on my laptop for about 2 years now. I keep changing settings or adding new add ons to one or the other then having to ...
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Debugging taking a lot of time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? hi, yesterday i install visual studio in my system, when i run my application it is taking a lot of ...
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Is it worth reinstalling to enable AHCI on my SSD in order to improve compile performance under Visual Studio?

I am compiling to an SSD connected through SATA using IDE emulation on Windows 7. Unfortunately, I forgot to enable AHCI when I installed, and though there are ways of performing surgery on Windows ...