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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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Use fixed (not variable length) tab sizes in Visual Studio 2019

Using Visual Studio 2019 Professional. When you have multiple files open, the filename is the tab title in the main IDE (see image). The horizontal size (number of pixels) for each tab is variable, ...
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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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Show C++ standard library documentation in Visual Studio 2019

Is there any way to show the C++ standard library documentation with Intellisense in Visual Studio 2019? When I hover on functions nothing is shown. Do I need to download the documentation first?
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Visual Studio 2019 cursor is too tiny(1px)

I have Visual Studio on Windows 10 with VsVim extension.The blinking cursor is way too small for me to see it(i think vsvim caused this). The cursor is at line 38, in case you can't see it. image Can ...
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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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How to fix Visual Studio certificate issue?

I am running Windows 7 Pro version and I downloaded the installer twice without a good conclusion. Firstly, the installer starts downloading the required files around 62 Mb, after completion it starts ...
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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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Why does VS2019 take 20 mins to load code

I've been using VS2017 for years now, with no problems, and then upgraded to VS2019. Now, the app installed no problem. Opens to the home page no problem. But once I select a solution, to load the ...
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Moving Visual Studio Enterprise offline locally (65GB including components)

I have Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 Enterprise on my PC with all its components, around I think 60GB. I want to move it around my friends to work on their PC's, I searched Microsoft offline ...
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Can't install .vsix extension in Visual Studio 2019

When installing with C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Community>VSIXInstaller.exe c:\tmp\jchannon.csharpextensions-1.3.0.vsix the installation fails. The log indicates that this ...
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How to point Visual Studio's Xamarin Hot Restart to iTunes Directly?

I am trying to set up Xamarin Hot Restart in Visual Studio 2019 Preview. When I started to configure it, there was no iTunes installation on my computer. I followed the steps here: https://docs....
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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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Visual Studio 2019 Updated to 16.7.6 and now is freezing

I just updated VS 2019 to 16.7.6 (the most recent version at this time) and now it is freezing up. When I click on VS to choose a project, it freezes. When I open a project from the project file ...
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Visual Studio 2019 - Bad C++ multiline comment alignment

I recently uninstalled and reinstalled VS 2019 and am now having problems with multiline comments in C++ code that I wasn't having before. If I have this comment: /* */ and add a newline in the ...
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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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Purpose of autogenerated files in .NET Core Console application template?

Visual Studio is somewhat new to me, but I have a basic idea of what the .sln and .csproj files are for, but I would like to have some general idea of the function and importance of these other files. ...
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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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VS2019: edits the wrong file

I edited an XML file which is stored on a UNC path \\Somewhere\folder\abc.xml in VS2019, because I prefer the VS editor over Notepad++. Saved it, closed it. Next, I did bad things (TM): I renamed ...
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Visual Studio change shortcut behavior when deleting characters and inserting a row

I would like to change two behaviors in Visual Studio 2019 when using shortcut keys: When I copy a row into the clipboard (via Ctrl-X or Ctrl-C) and want to paste the row in the clipboard onto an ...
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SSRS Visual Studio Create folders for reports

I am looking at possibly transitioning to visual studio from report builder, the only problem I am facing is that I need to be able to create folders. I was looking in the solution explorer and it ...
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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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How to use WinTun in VisualStudio

There is an interesting network tunnel interface for Windows: https://www.wintun.net/ Are there any examples how to use this in VisualStudio/C? The current documentation seems to be rudimentary.
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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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Visual Studio 2019 fails to start due of side by side configuration

I installed Visual Studio 2019 16.3 and seems that I got error regarding side by side configuration. In event viewer I saw: Activation context generation failed for "C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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Visual Studio Error: “Cannot resolve 'GenXbf.dll' under path…Please install the latest version of the Windows 10 Software Development Kit”

After unsuccessfully attempting to run a Windows Template Studio project/solution using the "Local Machine" button within Visual Studio 2019, I received the following error message in the error list: ...
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I cannot create c++ projects in visual studio 2019

I have recently upgraded from visual studio 2017 to vs 2019. The problem is that I cannot create any c++ projects except for CUDA 10.1 When I choose all the project settings in vs and I click ...
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Normalizing line endings in Visual Studio 2019

When I open a cs file with inconsistent line endings, Visual Studio 2019 doesn't pop up Inconsistent Line Endings dialog box anymore. Check for consistent line endings on load is also marked in ...
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Cannot install ReSharper Ultimate Extensions (Exceptional) in Visual Studio 2019 and 2017

I have installed ReSharper Ultimate (version 2019.2) via Jetbrains for Visual Studio 2017 and 2019 (tried it on different machines with different VS installations). I want to install the Exceptional ...
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How to always use single line comments in Visual Studio?

How do I force Visual Studio 2019 to use single line (//) comments instead of multi-line (/* */) comments when I press CTRL+K+CTRL+C?