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File explorer hangs on file selection only if Visual Studio 2012 is open

Windows explorer hangs (cursor turns to wait cursor) for about 7 seconds on selecting (via mouse or keyboard) any file from any folder or drive ONLY if Visual Studio 2012 is open. Once the cursor ...
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.NET 2012 Professional -> Couldn't process file xxxx.resx due to its being in the Internet or Restricted zone

Using VS 2012 Professional. Can't build a winforms application. Receiving error: Couldn't process file xxxx.resx due to its being in the Internet or Restricted zone or having the mark of the web ...
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Unable to Register Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8

After installing Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8 a dialog box with the following text appears: "This product will expire in 30 day(s). Registration is required for continued use of Microsoft ...
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Can not install visual studio ultimate 2012

Getting this error after system restore point created I have vc runtime x64 already installed, rebooted several times. No idea what pre-clean tool and msvs preparation is Any ideas? Fresh win 7 x64 ...
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How to install Twilio on VS12?

While installing Twilio on Visual Studio 2012, I'm getting an error: 'Twilio' already has a dependency defined for 'Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens' How can I fix it?
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Visual Studio 2012: cl.exe -1073741701 on x86 only

I'm using Visual Studio 2012 Professional updated to SP5 under Windows 7 SP1 with latest updates. I needed Visual Studio 2015 for some time, installed then uninstalled it with standard uninstaller. ...
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What is Microsoft Visual Studio Shell Isolated and Integrated? Is it good idea to remove them?

I have Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 installed on my computer. Before this, I had Visual Studio 2015 and 2012. Their installers installed another Visual Studio versions and they are taking a lot of ...
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Port 3690 open from iexplore.exe

BACKGROUND I was debugging my application in Visual Studio. I injected a dll into iexplore.exe, and starting visual studio remote debugger. My dll has the ability to check which ports are used by ...
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Create Windows Console application in VS 2012

How can I create a Windows Console application in VS 2012? Here it is:
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Visual Studio for Windows Vista

Is it possible to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 (or higher) on Windows Vista (x86)? I already installed Visual Studio 2010 Express, but I need a higher version to build android apps with it. ...
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Do I need to install Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable if my Windows already has Visual Studio 2012 Redistributable?

I am using Windows 10. I am trying to install 1 open source software. In the readme.txt of that software, it says it requires Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable. I found that my Windows already has ...
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Unable to restart windows server 2012 R2 VM . also task manager is not responding

I was working on visual studio professional 2012 inside my windows server 2012 R2. then I stop running the visual studio ,, where it hangs and stop responding. then I tried to open Task Manager to ...
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Visual Studio Installation Error(s)

I get a very odd installation error, and VS Studio support couldn't fix it, so I decided to come here. I get this when installing v12, v13 and v15. Basically, in VS15, the Visual Studio splash screen ...
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“Event log is full” during repair of Visual Studio 2012

Problem starts with random Visual Studio 2012 crashes. It crashes after a few minutes of navigation through the code. I've disabled all the extensions, but it didn't help. I made an attempt to repair ...
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installation of Dot net framework when later framework is exists

I have dot net framework 4.0 and 4.5 already installed on the machine. But Dot net framework 3.5 is not installed. I tried installing 3.5 but getting error indicating that later version is already ...
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Visual Studio recent file path

We use Visual Studio for coding across multiple solutions and workspaces. One way that I was easily able to reopen a solution in a different workspace than one I have open was to right click the ...
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Cant open corrupted .cs file

So my computer crashed while Visual Studio 2012 was on and my .cs file got corrupted. In Notepad++ there are just many 'NUL' words in black font and in simple notepad just white spaces, file had taken ...
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Make visual studio solution files(sln) always executed as administrator

I have solutions in Visual Studio which are configured to use IIS or to update SQL server database. If the solution is not run as administrator the project which is configured with IIS doesn't loads, ...
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Is it posible to change the template of the "Unhandled Exception" error page in .NET?

Our client wants to be able to redesign the page which displays an "Unhandled Exception". We're using Visual Studio 2012 with C#.NET (ASPX). Is this possible to do? Edit: Thanks for the downvotes....
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Why doesn't EditorConfig trim trailing whitespace in Visual Studio 2012?

I have EditorConfig installed on my VS 2012 installation. It does not trim trailing whitespace, or add a line at the end of a file the doesn't have one. Here's my .editorconfig file. The sln file is ...
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visual studio- cannot scroll file width

I work in visual-studio 2012 softwere. Suddenly, the scroll button become disable, only for js files. The code lines are cut, and it is really uncomfortableand. I don't know how to enable it.
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Can i run visual studio and SQL Server for ASP.NET inside a virtual machine in Linux Mint 17.2?

I have linux mint 17.2 and windows 7 on my dell inspion n5050 laptop.As , I am a linux enthusiastic I love linux mint very much. Currently, windows 7 is occupying 167GB, linux mint is of 167GB, ...
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"C:\ProgramData\Package Cache" missing - how can I completely remove Visual Studio?

I am in the process of migrating some projects from an on-premise TFS server to Visual Studio Online. Somehow, someone has removed the package cache folder (C:\ProgramData\Package Cache) from our ...
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How to enable my internet filter (like k-9) to filter web pages accessed through Visual Studio 2012 web browser?

I have an internet filter on my system which blocks inappropriate sites accessed through any of the common browsers including Internet Explorer. Any sites I access through VS however are not blocked. ...
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Uninstalling VS2012 hangs on system restore point

I am trying to uninstall VS2012 on my dev VM and have tried the following so far: -Turned off Windows Defender completely -Disabled restore point creation in System Settings -Used the cmd prompt ......
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Visual Studio overwrites settings

A chkdsk snafu rendered my computer unbootable, so IT gave me a new one. Now I have to reinstall and reconfigure everything to my liking and Visual Studio 2012 gives me grief. I managed to lift most ...
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Visual Studio 2013 sticks on splash screen for half an hour

I have Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013. All of them take ages loading up and when they do are very slow. The used to work find but became incredibly slow after I installed a version of Power Tools. ...
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Instant reboot on Windows: how to help analyzing the issue for Microsoft?

So, I accidentally found a critical issue on Windows: the ability to instantly reboot the system from an application. I already reported it on connect.microsoft.com here and on Windows Feedback. But: ...
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Computer restarts while using Visual Studio 2012

I have Windows 7 Enterprise edition and I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. Whenever I start Visual Studio to work on my project the computer restarts ...
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Program built with MVS2012 "missing MSVCR120D.dll"

I started programming on Visual Studio Express 2012 instead of Code::Blocks, which is way more beautiful, but now I have a HUGE problem: My goal is to release a free OpenSource project with plenty of ...
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Force Visual Studio to open unknown filetypes as plain text

I have a file with the extension .tcts with the following contents <script language="javascript" runat="server"> var someServerSideJSVariable = ""; [% Dim someVBVariable ...
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Windows 10 Preview and Visual Studio

I want to install Windows 10 Preview, and want to know if Visual Studio works on it. I assume that libraries would work if that happens, but I want to be sure if it works.
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How to add photos to specific cells in my Excel worksheet from my computer? [closed]

This is the code which I used : Private Sub Image1_Click() Range("C1").Select Application.Dialogs(xlDialogInsertPicture).Show End Sub Private Sub Image2_Click() Range("D1").Select ...
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Make Visual Studio use a SSH tunnel

I have a RHEL Linux instance with MySQL running. I have the connectors and I'm trying to setup a new connection to the database in Visual Studio 2012. Problem is, it's on a corporate remote server and ...
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Cannot connect to remote SQL Server with SQL Server Management Studio with Visual Studi

I'm developing a small app on my own and I am trying to install a database on a local machine that I will be using for development. So far I have done all of these things: Install SQL Server ...
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Unable to open or edit resource file in Visual Studio

I am having some problem with my resource files. If I open it in VS2012, it doesn't show up. It just displays a stupid icon, and no error message or anything. The same file, I can open in notepad, ...
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Error: Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I'm running Windows 8.1 and wanted to install the visual studio 2012 ultimate (I ran it as administrator, if that helps). It finished installing correctly but when I'm trying to lunch the program I ...
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Visual Studio corrupted my Windows 7 after power failure, in the middle of installation

I was at the middle of Visual Studio 2012 installation that the power went off! after I turned my computer on, Windows 7 boots up with welcome screen and an empty dialog like the picture below: then ...
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devenv.exe. Revert back to non-administrator mode

I wanted all the programs in VS 2012 to run as administrator automatically . I found an answer by @TigerShark here https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12257110/can-you-force-visual-studio-to-always-...
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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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Converting VS 2008 Coding and VS 2012

I have a Project in my system VS 2008 , Now I want to start a Project in 2012. If i Installed VS 2012 then my older project of Vs 2008 also changed to VS 2012 Now i could not open my older project ...
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NuGet GUI Manager Button Disappears

My NuGet GUI button sometimes disappears from the Tools menu. Why does this happen, and how can I fix it when it does? I have Visual Studio 2012 and I'm using Windows 8.1 in a VirtualBox-created ...
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Disable Record Macro in Excel 2013

How can I disable the 'Macro Recording' option from the Customize Status Bar, so that the user can't enable it by clicking on the list? Or How can I remove the item 'Macro Recording' totally?
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How do I customize the template used by Visual Studio 2012 when a new file is added to a project on a solution level?

When I add a file using the "Add New" context menu, I get a screen where I can select various predefined templates. Can I replace or add to(replace preferred) these templates on a solution level in ...
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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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Mapped folder not always accessible

(I suspect the problem is not with my code but with Windows and access issues, which is why I think this question is more suitable for SuperUser than StackOverflow) I have problems accessing a mapped ...
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Visual Studio: "Go To Definition", inconsistent behavior

In Visual Studio, to view a class' code, you can: right click the class > Go to Definition. Ctrl + Click the class name in code file. F12 Each of which are used to navigate the definition. However,...
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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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Is there a better way to edit context menus in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate?

I've installed a bunch of extensions in VS2012 and now there are way too many items in my context menu (i.e. right-click in code window). I know I can edit the menu in Tools -> Customize -> Commands, ...
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visual studio 2012 project creation failed

I have successfully installed Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop. Whenever I try to create new C++ project it says: ... projet creation failed. Whenever I try to create Visual Basic ...