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How do you deploy your .NET Web Application? (Recommendations, please!)

We've recently upgraded our ASP.NET Website to a Web Application and we're shocked by the sudden leap in difficulty when deploying it. Considering how common a task this must be, I was wondering what ...
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Can I access Cassini from a remote machine?

So I'm having that browser compatibility party we all have at some point in a web project and want to access my localhost Cassini instance created by VS2008 rather than having to upload to our ...
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405 - ‘Method not Allowed’ adding service hosted in IIS7

I can't seem to get around this problem of adding a web service reference when the web service is hosted in IIS 7. I can add it just fine if I am running the VS2008 development server, but when I ...
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How to upgrade sql server express 2005 to 2008R2

Im using EF 4.1 in visual studio 2010, and I would like my sql server db on the server to be 2008R2 (because I want to use the migration tool from MS for EF in VS). Tool : ...
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Bulk fax handling

I have been tasked with finding/creating a bulk fax solution to fax individual reports to hundred of our clients (each report will be unique). We would prefer to stay away from a per page service as ...
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Cannot create a project TFS 2012 - TF218027

I've just installed TFS2012 and am trying to create a new project in the default collection via Visual Studio 2012 but I keep getting this error message: TF218027: The following reporting folder ...
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Is it possible to install Team Foundation Server 2010 with a free version of SQL Server

Is there a way to install Team Foundation Server 2010 with a free version of SQL Server(Express Edition)?
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Speed up asp.net Development server

I am running a website in ASP.Net using the development server, which is insanely slow to load a page with no apparent reason since it is fast in production. Are there any tips to speed up the ...
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Debugging applications in Visual Studio on Remote Desktop causes the session to freeze

Running Visual Studio 2003 on Windows Server 2003 (not configured as a terminal server), most of the time that I try to use the debugger, I completely lose control of the session. I end up having to ...
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Running Visual Studio 2010 in a University Campus

We have just installed Windows 7 Enterprise x64 in one of our computer labs being used by students for programming. However, when we installed Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate on the machines, we found ...
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Visual Studio Agents 2012 on Server 2003 SP2

I'm attempting to build out our Lab Manager with TFS 2012. On a virtual machine running Server 2003 SP2 32bit, I'm attempting to install the Visual Studio Agents 2012 and am running into an error: ...
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How do I configure ASP.NET to use SQL Server 2008?

I recently installed Windows 7 on my computer, and just set up Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008. On my old installation, I used VS 2008 and SQL Server Express 2005. I have a simple ASP.NET ...
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How do you publish a site to an IIS web farm with Visual Studio?

I am using Visual Studio 2012 to publish a web site to an IIS server farm. The problem I ran into is that the publishing process would only work if it happened to get routed to the primary server. My ...
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Visual Studio Profiler In Virtual Machine

I am unable to profile any application using Visual Studio profiler in Virtual Machines. I have used Virtual machines of Amazon EC2 at work and Virtualbox, Vmware at home. Also I have used AMD ...
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Clickonce applications being allowed through firewall

The company I work for uses an application that is deployed through clickonce. This means that everytime they update said program the program regenerates in a new location ie: ...
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Install Visual C# Express 2010 onto client machines - redistributable package needed

I would like to install Visual C# Express 2010 onto several machines on the Windows network at the school where I work. I can only find web and ISO installers, but I really need MSIs for both Visual ...
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Visual Studio giving Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 error when trying to perform any database operation

"An unexpected error occurred in the .NET Framework Data Provider for Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0. Please contact the provider vendor to resolve this problem." is the actual error message. I am ...
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IIS, is there another way?

I'm doing Web Applications that are always hosted in IIS (from 6 to 7), and I always have problems in deploying. The applications work most of the time "out-of-the-box" but sometimes it's just ...
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How to upgrade xp service pack 2 to service pack 3 on virtualbox?

I use Ubuntu 10.10 amd64 and inside virtual box i use xp serice pack 2. I installed sql server 2008 but unable to install Visual Studio 2010 because it requires serice pack 3. Is there a quick way to ...
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Group Policy is blocking exe files

I teach programming in Visual Studio. We want to run it on a terminal server. The problem is that whenever we compile our programs, the Windows refuses to start the created exe file. (I didn't even ...
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How to configure WebDeploy server for direct publishing from visual studio?

Visual Studio 2013 supports direct WebDeploy publishing (no intermediate package files to manually move). I have this working against an Azure "Website" because the server already supports WebDeploy ...
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Using IIS With Visual Web Developer

I am trying to launch a web service from Visual Web Developer using IIS. When I open the .asmx file in a web browser, I get an error that I do not have permission to access that page. I am using ...
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TF30004: The New Team Project Wizard encountered an unexpected error while initializing the Microsoft.ProjectCreationWizard.Portal plug-in

i get this error when i trying to create a new project in team project. The server is right, i check all ports. I don't now what i should do now, can't find any good information 2009-09-19 01:45:41Z ...
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How to transfer a Team Foundation Server installation to another server

I have a single server installation of Team Foundation Server 2008. This means that the Application Tier and Data Tier are on the same server. I want to move the installation from the old server to ...
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Losing network connectivity when starting Visual Studio [closed]

I am doing development remotely over RDP and all of a sudden I have a very strange issue: whenever I launch Visual Studio (2010), the remote machine loses all network connectivity for about 15 minutes ...
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Unable to connect to TFS in VS 2011Beta

I tried to open an existing solution (which is under source control) in Visual Studio 2011Beta. It gave me the next error: The solution appears to be under source control, but its binding ...
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How to connect to TFS running in home network? [closed]

I have two computers in my home network one of them is running TFS. Could someone explain me step by step which configuration should be done in order to connect from another laptop to TFS server? ...
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SQL-SERVER-R2: Is there a 64 bit version of BIDS?

I need BIDS/VS to be able to recognize the 64 bit ODBC Data Provider for Oracle. Right now it will only recognize the 32 bit ODBC Data Provider for Oraculous.
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Error installing TFS 2008 on Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008

I'm trying to install Team Foundation Server using 2 machines: Machine1: OS: Windows 2008 Server Installed applications: SQL Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Machine2: OS: Windows 2008 ...
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Visual studio 2005 cannot connect to remote website even with Frontpage server extensions installed?

I used Visual Studio 2005 to open a remote website. This remote website runs on Windows Server 2003 enterprise, (IIS 6.0). I installed frontpage server extensions for IIS, but VS 2005 still says that ...
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Is development/programming on windows 7 slow? [closed]

I had a similar question http://serverfault.com/questions/32801/reason-visual-studio-would-be-slower-on-64-bit-dual-core-machine Now i want to know if programming is much slower on windows 7 (64bits) ...
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How to get what IP Address Ranges used by Visual Studio Online Load Testing Agents?

I need to setup IP Whitelisting in an environment that I need to run some Visual Studio Online Load Tests on. I was able to find some documentation as to what IP Addresses Visual Studio Online ...
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tfs problem :TF31001Team foundation can't retrieve the list of team project from team foundation server

Q: When i want to create a new project : File ---> New ---->Team Project I get the following error , i googled it but in vain . Error: TF30224: Failed to retrieve projects from the report server. ...
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Installing .Net Framework on a new machine windows 7

I have a question on best way of installing .Net on a fresh install of Windows 7. I spoke to a colleague of mine who suggested downloading all the version of .net framework from Microsoft and then ...
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Can't connect to my AWS EC2

I have an AWS server (MS SQL SERVER EXPRESS 2008 R2 with IIS), with an elastic IP of 54.214.8.111, security groups configured with HTTP, MS SQL and FTP, and I can connect to the remote virtual machine ...
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virtualization and visual studio 2010

Is it possible using windows 7 or windows server 2008 to create 5 VMWare virtual machines so that 5 developers can use them using thin clients to work with Visual Studio 2008/2010 with all components ...
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Program Missing DLLS

Recently one of the programs on my server (PWsvr.exe) has stopped working. I opened the program in dependency walker to see if it is missing any required files, and dependency Walker said that ...
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how to prevent windows server 2008 from automatically ending user sessions

i am connected to a windows server 2008 R2 server using a terminal TC (thin client). all of our applications are running on the server and if a user is idle for more than 5 minutes, his session will ...
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Migrating Database from local .mdf file to SQL Server 2008

I'm not sure if I should be asking this here or over at stackoverflow I apologize if it is the latter. I have been developing an application in Visual Studio 2010 and using it's built in database ...
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internet problems after uninstalling VS Ultimate 2010RC

After I uninstalled VS 2010 RC, the browsers don't have access to internet but Skype works fine. Whats the problem here?
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Does Windows Vista cache application icon?

I am working on a first time C# project in Visual Studio 2005 and I am wondering if there is anything special that needs doing to change the application icon apart from changing the correct resource ...
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Why am I being blocked from installing Visual Studio 2013 Express? [closed]

I am trying to install Visual Studio 2013 Express on Windows 7 Professional, and I am stuck here with the Web Platform Installer 5.0: We're sorry. The following products have failed to install. ...
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MSSQLSERVICE 2008 R2

I have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 installed and running but I can't seem to see COMPUTERNAME/MSSQLSERVICE at all. I have COMPUTERNAME/SQLEXPRESS but that's not the right one. Ideas?
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TFS 2010 - Adding users to a Team Project

Tried searching the archives, but nothing showed up and now I'm totally messed up in my head. I'm running my own little domain setup on a virtual server: Server 1, PDC, Exchange Server 2, SQL ...
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windows 7 group policies for .net developers

I am trying to get to a comprehensive list of policy settings for developers using Visual Studio 2008 (2010 specific permissions are helpful too) to do .Net development on everything from a Command ...
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Visual Studio 2008 to Team Foundation Server 2010

I have Visual Studio 2008 and I installed Team Explorer 2008 Team Explorer 2008 gives me the following error message when trying to connect a TFS 2010 server: TF31002: Unable to connect to this Team ...
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Silverlight 4 missing from Visual Studio 2010

I've just finished installing Visual Studio 2010 professional onto Vista. But don't seem to have Silverlight 4. If I try to create a new project I can see Silverlight project templates but only seem ...
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What's the difference between running localhost and 127.0.0.1?

My windows 7 is messed up somehow and no one seems to know what is wrong. My localhost runs so slow it is not even funny. To run my website on local host takes like 20 seconds to load up. I change it ...
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TFSOnline: the connection was unexpectedly closed by the server

We are having a persistent issue with our Visual studio online development environment. Scenario: Connect to the same team project in Visual Studio, with different accounts, on different PCs (but ...
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Different ASP.NET website types in VS2013

In the following screenshot, I think the two types of ASP.NET web sites are shown - website and web application: Am I correct (in the two types) and which one is which?