Tag Archives: Team Explorer

Download Visual Studio Web Installers as a complete package

When you download Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, Team Explorer etc. from the public Microsoft site you always get a small Web installer. Surely enough this does not contain al files, so when you click it, it starts downloading the remaining Gigabytes. This is nasty sometimes when you are at a server with slow connection […]

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Connect older Visual Studio to TFS 2010 (VS 2005 & VS 2008)

It is certainly possible to connect older Visual Studio clients to TFS 2010. Most of the functionality just works. In order to make it work you need a compatibility update. The updates can be found here: VS2008 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cf13ea45-d17b-4edc-8e6c-6c5b208ec54d&displaylang=en VS2005 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=22215e4c-af6f-4e2f-96df-20e94d762689&displaylang=en Beware !: SP1 (both VS2008 and VS2005) is needed for this update. Make sure SP1 […]

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