Visual Studio Setup

Installation and containerization of the Visual Studio family of products

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 ...

Installing Silverlight 2 Beta 1 Tools for Visual Studio 2008

While attempting to install Microsoft Silverlight Tools Beta 1 for Visual Studio 2008, you may get a prompt for source that looks like the following screenshot. This problem commonly occurs if you have not installed one or more of the features Visual Basic, Visual C++, or Visual C# when installing Visual Studio 2008 (VS2008). If you have ...

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