Visual Studio Setup

Installation and containerization of the Visual Studio family of products

Do not repair VS 2008 SP1 from installation media

If you need to repair Visual Studio 2008 once SP1 has been applied or wish to change which features are installed, you cannot run setup.exe from the original installation media.When you run repair from media you may see an error like, "A problem has been encountered while loading the setup components. Canceling setup."WorkaroundOpen the ...

VS 2008 SP1 fails to install because of missing packages from the cache

Some customers are reporting that Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 is failing to install with the following error in the HTML log you can view from the error dialog. Patch (C:UsersheathsAppDataLocalTEMPWebDesignerCore_KB950278.msp) install failed on product (Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007). Msi Log: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 ...

Setup.bin is probably not a Trojan horse

Some virus scanning application have been reporting that setup.bin is a Trojan horse containing one of the following viruses: This file is typically installed to C:Program FilesMicrosoft SDKsWindowsv6.0ABootstrapperEnginesetup.bin by the Windows SDK and is actually setup.exe that has been renamed to setup.bin. This file is used when...

ISA Proxy Client may be required to download VS 2008 SP1

If you're on a network that uses Microsoft ISA Server or another proxy server, you may have problems downloading Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. The error dialog displays the following. The installation failed with the follow message: Fatal error during installation. Click the Finish button to exit. SolutionDownload and install the ...

VS 2008 SP1 Beta must be removed prior to installing the release of VS 2008 SP1

When I announced that Visual Studio 2008 SP1 RTM will install over SP1 beta, we were on track to make that reality. However, when SP1 beta shipped we found that adding new components into existing features was causing a prompt for source for non-default installations of Visual Studio 2008. To fix this, we would have to remove those components ...

Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 Released

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1, Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1, and Team Foundation Server 2008 Service Pack 1 have been released. This is a big release on the heals of SQL Server 2008 which has a dependency on .and includes NET Framework 3.5 SP1.This is a big release with many new features and improvements over previous ...

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