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Which ssd configuration is best for programming using Visual Studio 2019? 2 SSD 1TB with RAID 0 configuration or one single SSD 2TB [closed]

I want to buy a DELL machine of 17". I have two options: DELL Alienware x17 Intel Core i7 12700H 12th generation, Windows 11 PRO (English & Spanish), Graphic Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti ...
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How to remove the older projects entries/list/history from the Visual Studio Opening Window?

All the Recently worked projects will be available in Visual Studio Opening window. Even if the projects are removed from our file explorer, those names will exist in the VS Opening Window. I'm able ...
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Can't build projects anymore after installing visual studio 2022

When VisualStudio 2022 is installed on the system I cant build projects anymore that have .resx References like this in the XAML code: {x:Static local:Resources.ITEM} It shows the Error: Error ...
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Visual Studio debugger starts Chrome with text darkened

Whenever I start debugging a web project from Visual Studio 2019, and it opens Google Chrome, various text in Chrome darkens. The tab title, the forward/back arrows, and the folder names in the ...
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Setup Failed Fatal Error during installation (0x80070643) SSIS Projects

I installed Microsoft visual studio 2019 and wanted to add the SSIS extension but got the following error. Microsoft AS OLE DB Provider for SQL Server 2016: An error occurred during the installation ...
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Android emulator in Visual Studio 2019 : where is /storage/emulated/0 located on dev pc?

The emulator is launching effectively my app from Visual Studio 2019 on Windows 10 Pro, but where is it storing locations such as Android.OS.Environment.ExternalStorageDirectory (/storage/emulated/0 ...
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"Explorer" window not visible in Visual Studio

I am learning the basics of Django on a Windows 10 system. The video tutorials I am working through use Visual Studio as the development environment – I’m sure they are many other equally capable IDEs....
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Shift tabbing in Visual Studio 2019 does not work when selecting an entire line

If I highlight an entire line of text in Visual Studio 2019, including any leading whitespace, the Shift+Tab hotkey does not decrease the level of indentation. It only works if I select everything ...
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Visual studio 20 19 - Mac - workloads during installation

for developing our applications, our developers require the Azure development workload to be installed with their Visual Studio 2019. This works fine in Windows, it's just a optional workload/...
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Is there a way to use a Visual Studio 2019 install after reinstalling Windows?

I'm currently trying to use my Visual Studio 2019 installation that I installed on a previous installation of Windows. I've reinstalled Windows a couple of weeks ago, and it is now detected as "...
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How do I get the context menu Resharper Debug and Run Tests options In Visual Studio 2019 (at test class/method level)

VS Pro 2019 Version 16.11.5 Resharper Ultimate 2020.1.4 In VS2017, with an earlier version of Resharper, I would see two sets of context menu options for debugging/running tests when I right click on ...
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Visual Studio 2019 TFS - renewing of bindings between local and server is not successful

Let's say I have a have a folder, which is source controlled, and I have a backup of this folder. Then let's say I've made some changes, which aren't checked in, but are in backup folder. Now, I have ...
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Is it possible to exclude a line of code from a Visual Studio 2019 code analysis warning (sr0014)?

I am using Visual Studio 2019 and Azure SQL Database Instance. I have a lot of stored procedures that follow the same pattern. A warning is raised on the build for each stored procedure where data ...
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How do I get Visual Studio 2019 Community back to my Azure DevOps projects

We use the MS hosted Azure DevOps (in a TFS-style repository). For years, I've been rocking along just fine. But a couple of months ago, I started getting unusually frequent prompts to re-enter ...
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How to debug this strange bug that includes VS2019, monitor refresh rate, and NVidia display driver

If I launch Visual Studio 2019 and then open the solution inside it, the scrolling in the code editor is slow. If I launch VS using jump lists (right click VS in the start menu, select recent solution)...
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CLI update for Visual Studio 2019

I'm trying to update Visual Studio Build Tools 2017 and 2019 from the command line (more specifically, from a Jenkins agent). Updating VS itself works fine with vs_installer.exe update --quiet--...
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Visual Studio Quick Action Indicator

Is there a way to modify the Quick Action indicator in Visual Studio? I use the map mode on the vertical scroll bar, which shows a gray block for spots in the code where the Quick Actions are ...
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Assign CTRL+h as Backspace in Visual Studio

I loaded the emacs keybindings, but it doesn't include C-h (CTRL+h) as the backspace key. Any pointers as to how I can assign this in Visual Studio 2019?
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How can I object-browse dependencies similar to how I used to be able to browse references in Visual Studio?

I'm trying to learn .Net Core, moving there from the .Net Framework. .Net Framework projects had references. .Net Core has dependencies. When working with a .Net Framework project, from the solution ...
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Chrome, Discord and Visual Studio 2019 instability with low pagefile size

So this is an interesting scenario. I have 16GB of RAM and found out windows had somehow created a 64GB page file. I thought that was excessive and limited it to 16GB manually. It all seemed to be ...
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Visual Studio 2019 keeps asking to re-enter credentials for Azure DevOps

I am using the below version of Visual Studio, and I have logged in with my Azure DevOps Credentials. However, again and again, Visual Studio says "We need to refresh the credentials for this ...
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Visual Studio 2019 crashing when trying to open a winforms designer after installing new VS2022 preview

I have downloaded the vs 2022 preview which after restart caused all my Winforms projects to just crash at trying to load the designer, This happens in the latest version of VS2019 I uninstalled ...
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BSOD while debugging in Visual Studio

So, since a couple of days I've been getting some very random blue screens. Always same error: System Thread Exception Not Handled (HTTP.sys) After getting the error the 2nd time, I updated everything ...
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Is it possible for VS 2019 to use more than 4GB RAM?

From time to time I see that in my computer ( 64 bit Windows 10) Task Manager, Processes tab that VS 2019 uses more than 4GB-- sometimes it can go up to 5GB, but not more than that. (I use VS 2019 ...
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Visual Studio Installation not found by installer despite the right path being used

I want to add features to my Visual Studio installation. Visual Studio still runs and I can use it with the exception of C++ projects. I tried menu bar - tools - add feature and I tried doing so via ...
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Using Visual Studio C++ remote debugging for Linux on a non-MSBuild, non-CMake project

Visual Studio has features to support cross-platform projects, allowing a developer to build, run and debug a Linux program from within Visual Studio, by connecting to and executing on either the ...
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Website project not including files in the underlying directory

I am using Visual Studio 2019 to work on ASP.NET Website project. I have one specific git branch that behaves really weirdly. When I switch to that branch, some of the files (the ones that exist in ...
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How do you stop McAfee from quarantining your .EXE?

I have a history with McAfee quarantining my C code in Microsoft Visual Studio and others have had the same problem. There are solutions, but that requires every .EXE in all your solutions to be ...
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VisualStudio IntelliSense/Resharper C++ doesn't work for .mm files

I've been working on a C++ file with the extension .mm. VisualStudio 2019's IntelliSense wasn't working, so I installed Resharper C++, but it was still not giving me any code completion or other ...
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Intellisense Autocomplete for C# Not Working After Installing Node.js Development

I've been using Visual Studio 2019 with only C# desktop development and to type "public int" I pressed p, u, [space bar], i, n, [space bar], and that was all. After installing Node.js ...
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I'm having trouble merging changes in Visual Studio; it keeps erasing my files

I'm trying to merge two git branches in Visual Studio. I have some files that say "added in both", and when I open them I get WinMerge popping up because that's what I have configured for ...
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Anybody knows the difference between the following options: 1) Build solution, 2) Build [project name], 3) Build only [project name]

Anybody knows the difference between the following options: Build solution, Build [project name], Build only [project name] in visual studio 2019? c++ I am using a static variable (static int) ...
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Windows 10 Graphics Issue

I recently purchased a used Dell Inspiron 7591 2in1 its an i7 model with 16Gb Ram and an NVidia MX250 GPU I installed Windows 10 Enterprise along with all the drivers required using Dell's Support ...
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How to find out the download size of Visual Studio 2019 Community Edition?

Recently I tried to download and install Visual Studio 2019 Community Edition on my PC. When I run the setup file it shows me the workloads to be selected. When I select my workloads and when I try to ...
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Visual Studio 2019 is performing very slowly in tasks

Recently, Visual Studio 2019 is performing very slowly in auto-completion, showing suggestions, detecting errors, expanding and collapsing. What could be the reason for this? and how can I fix this?
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Skip the "First Launch"page of Visual Studio 2019

I would like to skip the below screens permanently for all users, is there anything in the installation option or some registry hack that I can do. I don't want any new user to get the below 2 prompts ...
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In Visual Studio, how do I set a keyboard shortcut for "ReSharper -> Unit Tests -> Run Unit Tests"?

I am using Visual Studio 2019 version 16.7.6 and ReSharper 2020.2.1. Does anyone know how to set a keyboard shortcut for ReSharper -> Unit Tests -> Run Unit Tests? For me it used to be Ctrl+U,R, ...
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developing a CLI C# application without installing 16GB of Visual Studio?

I'm trying to develop a simple C# to test some interoperability stuff and to that end I'm trying to install Visual Studio Community 2019. To that end the only two options I have selected are as ...
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Removing the yellow bar in Visual Studio 2019

I am a new user to Visual Studio and when I code I notice a line in the left side, what is it called and is there any way to disable it?
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Visual Studio 2019 Community has a trial extension license

I recently installed Visual Studio 2019 and in the installer there were some versions of VS 2019 so I installed the professional version: The installer. And after that I enter the program and this ...
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Windows 10 2004 error saving passwords

after the win10 2004 update I got this behavior: seems that all the 'Microsoft' programs and some other doesn't' save the user passwords: visual studio 2019, every time I open it show me to sign in: ...
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Visual Studio custom tasks not showing in task view

For many years, I use custom tasks defined under Tools>Options>Task list Comments marked accordingly are supposed to show up in the "Task List" view, but only the build-in task types ...
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Recover Visual Studio 2019 configurations

I know that I can export/import VS configurations file, however, I've had an failure in my Windows and I reinstalled my Windows... So I had no chance to export the configuration file but I managed to ...
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Visual Studio 2019 switching color theme multple times after startup

Every time when I start a new instance of Visual Studio 2019, VS switches from Light to Dark theme multiple times all by itself, within a few seconds, mostly ending in the Light theme. I then have to ...
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How to add LLVM to Visual Studio 2019

Installed LLVM 10 on Win 10 machine, which already had VS2019-Enterprise. Created the Directory.build.props file as: <Project> <PropertyGroup> <LLVMInstallDir>...
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Get rid of rogue fold/unfold behavior in Visual Studio

A fold is the region of the file that's enclosed by the line and hash marks topped by a + or - icon between the file contents and the line numbers. I believe the misunderstanding comes from me using ...
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Visual Studio 2019 Community offline activation

I'm trying to keep Visual Studio 2019 Community lincensed without internet access for more than 30 days. I need this, because I'm creating a master image for a lab environment with multiple computers, ...
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How do I remove NEW MENU from Visual Studio 2019?

I'm using Visual Studio 2019 version 4.8.03752. Somehow I managed to create a new menu called NEW MENU. I have checked and checked all of the options but can't see a way to remove it and a Google ...
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Can't start an Intel Visual Fortran Project

I have installed Visual Studio PRO 2019. I am trying to test Intel Visual Fortran using "parallel_studio_xe_2020_cluster_edition_setup.exe". I'm getting a warning during this installation: Intel C+...
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How to open containing folder of a file in Solution Explorer in Visual Studio 2019

This can be done in VS2017, how to in 2019? Now the only way is to open that file then right click the tab header of the opened file.
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