Questions tagged [visual-studio-2013]

Version 12.0 of Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE), released on October 17, 2013.

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How to compile an ASP.NET project without using Visual Studio?

I'm doing an internship. I have a project to make that needs Visual Studio, ASP.NET and database resources to be done. I have concluded all but the problem is... I need to find a way to run/build/...
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The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel in Visual Studio 2013 for Windows Desktop

I am facing a small problem .. unintentionally uninstalled the NuGet Package tool from my Visual Studio 2013 where I use it to install frameworks, libraries, among others .. however when trying to ...
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How to measure performance of Visual Studio compiler?

How to measure performance of Visual Studio compiler when compiling C++ project? I am investigating slow compiles on an AMD 3955WX (ThreadRipper Pro) system compared to an AMD 5950X (Zen 3) system. ...
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Visual Studio 2013 uses too high CPU

I am using Visual Studio 2013 (with Update 5) Ultimate on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I encounter the problem that my CPU always reaches and maintains about 25% every time I turn it on. I heard some ...
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Visual Studio: how to disable smart tags in Visual Studio (or change its underline color)?

How to disable smart tags in Visual Studio (2013 Community / Basic)? If it is impossible, how can I change the underline color (for example from red to white)? I mean about 'smart tags' the feature ...
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Visual Studio does not show properties of older projects

I'm going through several generations of Visual Studio in the last years and have projects which were not migrated. So I'm sticking with some VS2010 projects. I faced this issue now and like to know ...
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Can't Download Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools - Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013

I am trying to download Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools - Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013 from here https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=42313. But download link ...
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Why do some Windows executables have the compatibility tab disabled (others don't)?

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise. I downloaded a program directly from Microsoft. It's an installer for Visual Studio 2013. I have to support older installations so that's the main reason why I did ...
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unable to start program--access denied when try to run VTK examples

I am trying to run the "VTK examples" by visual studio 2013 on Windows 10 Professional 64-bit. I have made the "VTK examples" by CMake and I read the source code from (C:\vtk\src) file. Then I built ...
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Empty "Error while trying to run project" in visual studio 2013

I am now randomly getting the error message: Error while trying to run project: Followed by no message whatsoever* when I try to run ANY console application in Visual Studio 2013. This started ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Profiler chrashes and system restarts / reboots

I'm having a HP Z440 Workstation (E5-1680v4 and 128 GB RAM, BIOS 2.39 Rev.A) and I'm using Visual Studio Professional 2013 (Update 5). The operation system is Windows 7 64-bit. When I'm using the ...
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TFS / Visual Studio says I have changes in the form of deleted files, but the files aren't deleted

In pending changes (Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate, TFS), I all of a sudden was told I have > 100 changes in the form of deleted files (all database model files, generated by Entity Framework database ...
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Is it safe to delete application registries?

I have a problem that my VS crashes with the following message. One of my friends suggested to delete some of the registries related to VS and reinstall, But I want to know is it safe if I consider ...
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How to get Visual Studio to highlight the corresponding loop for a break statement?

If you have a loop and type break, Visual Studio will highlight the keyword and the corresponding loop like so: When I end the line with a semicolon and navigate off the line, the highlighting goes ...
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Disable Visual Studio shift-escape shortcut

I'm using VsVim in Visual Studio 2013. Occasionally, when trying to save a file after entering text in "insert" mode, I use<ESC>:w<ENTER>, which usually works, but sometimes I fat-finger ...
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Net use Command Behaving Differently in CMD vs Being Executed by Code Through CMD

I'm coding a small application which can be seen here that executes a net.exe command in cmd to add a network location as a drive. (I'm only linking my coding question incase it relates somehow and ...
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VS running but unresponsive when placing a break point within one of my functions

Using VS2013 and .NET 4.5, placing a breakpoint within one of my functions causes VS to crash. The application disappears, but VS is still running, but unresponsive, and must be killed. Removing the ...
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Dreamspark/MS Imagine VS 2013 PRO multiple installations

i got Visual Studio 2013 Pro from Dreamspark around 2 years ago and am still a student at my college today. i got a new laptop and a desktop and wish to install VS on both, this would bring up my ...
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How can I manage Visual Studio?

I have installed Visual Studio Express 2013 some time ago, and now I want to manage components that VS installed with. Remembering that installing VS takes hours of a life time - is there a quick way ...
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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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Visual Studio 2013 missing Call Hierarchy

I want to open the Call Hierarchy of a property or method using C#. According to this I should just right-click on a Property and call the operation. But I do not have it in my context-menu I also ...
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Uninstalling VS 2013 when VS 2015 is present

I don't know why, but recently VS 2015 started to do weird stuff, refusing to open old projects, etc. I tried repairing it, but same problems. So, I'm trying to uninstall it, but it stops around 75%. ...
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Can't install Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 or Visual Studio 2015

I trying update my VS2013 instance to Update 5 but when click on online installer don't do anything in my %temp% setup write this log: [194C:1964][2016-06-10T15:54:58]i001: Burn v3.7.3424.0, Windows ...
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Why does the command-line window disappear quickly while using Visual Studio 2013?

I am using Visual Studio to work on computer code, most times I run pieces of code and they execute successfully but the output flashes on the window so quickly that I don't get to see the output of ...
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Why does Visual Studio on Windows 10 crash with System.AccessViolationException?

I've got a pretty basic Windows 10 box. Recently, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 started crashing. I've tried: installing Visual Studio 2013 update 5, Visual Studio 2015 Update 2, googling the error, ...
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Thinkpad USB keyboard trackpoint to scroll in Visual Studio 2013/2015

How one would configure external thinkpad USB keyboard with trackpoint to scroll in Visual Studio 2013/2015? Note: just noticed that the scroll works only when the VS window is inactive. Edit: Using ...
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Error Message with Visual Studio 2013 and 2015

I'd just like to start by saying I'm not sure if there's a StackExchange site that is appropriate for this question but here goes. (If it is the wrong site, just let me know which one to place it on ...
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Set .exe affinity without shortcut

I do not want to state an incomplete XY problem, so here's the full situation: X I am running builds in Visual Studio on my Windows 7 machine, using both parallel builds and parallel compilation. ...
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Setting environment variables in cmd has no effect [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up paths to VS tools to run them in command line, as per https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/x4d2c09s.aspx I run vcvarsall x64 from elevated command prompt and check the ...
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ClearCase does not show as source control option in Visual Studio

We have Visual Studio 2015 and I'm trying to incorporate ClearCase, which we also have, version 8.0.0.16. I installed Visual Studio Integration through the Installation Manager. The most recent ...
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Changed windows system clock now date modified of files are wrong

I was working in Visual Studio 2013 and testing some code for event handling on specific dates. I changed the Windows clock to be 1/1/2016, compiled code in visual studio (specifically a web project ...
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Prevent Build Explorer from showing

Whenever I queue a new TFS build from VS 2013, it opens the Build Explorer window. Is there a way to turn this off? I prefer using the sidebar to see my builds.
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VS2013 ultimate installation failed issue

I am getting following error while trying to install VS2013 Ultimate. I did googling a lot but didn't find anything.Do I need to install something else before installing VS2013 and if so where can I ...
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VS2013, TFS 2013 build failed

I am trying to use TFS build to run a batch file 'tt.bat', it's a very sample batch file it just creates a folder. mkdir d:\ttt The batch file is working correctly but when i build it with VS 2013 i ...
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Can we use Visual Studio 2013 & Visual Studio 2015 simultaneously

Generally it used to be happen that if any one version of Visual Studio is installed in any PC then installing another version of Visual Studio in the same PC will combine with each other. I've ...
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Visual Studio 2013 hangs on start of installation in Windows 10

I'm having a problem installing VS 2013 Ultimate Edition. I'm using the .iso installer, however I get the same problem with the web installer. The installer starts and it just hangs there, no CPU ...
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How to run VS 2013 or VS 2015 as windows 8 mode?

Is it possible to run VS 2013 or VS 2013 as windows 8 mode just like in google chrome? Something like metro UI or desktop mode. I really don't know how windows call it. I am using windows 8.1 but ...
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Project is targeting .Net framework 4.6 which is not installed [duplicate]

...but it is. Co-worker has installed VS 2015 (I am using 2013). He created a project targeting .net 4.6. I grabbed the project from TFS and tried to open it, but got the following error message "...
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How do I uninstall visual studio 2013 that ha installed as an administrator?

when I tried to install Visual Studio 2013 on Windows 8.1 it stopped working and crashed. I found out that I should installed it as an administrator. When I did that it installed perfectly. However, ...
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visual studio 2013 stop working

I installed Visual Studio 2013 in Windows 8.1 as an administrator. After it installed, it stopped working. When I opened it to start a new project this message came up. A problem caused the program ...
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After upgrading to Windows 10 from 7 my User is no longer being counted as an Administrator when running certain programs

My user account is still an Administrator. Visual Studio 2013, wouldn't let me attach to process. Says it needs to restart as administrator. This was not an issue with Windows 7 only started after ...
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c++ console application on raspberry pi

how to run a VS2015 c++ console application on raspberry pi 2. I installed mono, copied the .exe file and try to run it. But it said "Cannot open assembly abc.exe: File does not contain a valid CIL ...
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How do you enable syntax highlighting in visual studio 2015?

In VS2013 when I selected a word or letter or number etc... I would get a purple highlight throughout my file. The first image is an example of VS2013 code highlighting: This image is the same code ...
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Visual Studio made a process I can't kill

Yesterday I was debugging an application. I've stopped the program, modified it then I tried to run it and got this error message: Error 1 error LNK1168: cannot open E:\DEVELOPMENT\Projects\...
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How to permanently set port for localhost

Every couple weeks, the enterprise security software takes my localhost port for its scanning stuff, so I try to run an app I am developing in visual studio, and the IIS Express tells me the port is ...
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VS2013 Developer Command Prompt PATH differs from cmd.exe PATH

On Windows 10, I installed MySQL server 5.6 with the VS 2013 integration option. Now when I open the VS2013 Developer Command Prompt, I get: 'MySQL' is not recognized as an internal or external ...
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File is corrupted when pusing to Git repo on BitBucket

This has happened twice. The first time to 4 or 5 files. The second time to just one, but I was only pushing one at the time. I am using Visual Studio 2013 to edit PowerShell scripts. I don't know if ...
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No Visual Studio 2013 settings migrated to Visual Studio 2015

According to this, when I have Visual Studio 2013 installed and I install Visual Studio 2015, my settings are migrated (I use the same account as well). Settings are not synchronized between Visual ...
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Visual Studio missing msvcr120d.dll and msvcp120d.dll error

I am using Visual Studio 2013 I cant run my exe on another computers because of missing missing msvcr120d.dll and msvcp120d.dll. I already downloaded vcredist from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/...
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How do I reset Shift+E behavior in Visual Studio?

I have somehow gotten Shift+E, (something) mapped as a keyboard shortcut in Visual Studio 2013. I did a clean install of Windows 10 a couple days ago and finished installing Visual Studio ...