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VPC Available on MSDN Subscriber Downloads

VPC Available on MSDN Subscriber Downloads

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The much anticipated download of a fully installed & configured Visual Studio 2005 Team System Beta 2 VPC is now available for download from MSDN Subscriber Downloads.

VPC Contents:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition (expires September 16, 2006)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite Beta 2 (expires May 1, 2006)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server Beta 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Redistributable Package Beta 2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Community Technology Preview
  • Microsoft Office 2003 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Live Communication Server 2003

Minimum System Requirements:

  • PC with 2.0 gigahertz or faster processor
  • 1.5 GB RAM minimum
  • 10 GB available hard disk space
  • Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher video
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 SP1 software
  • From Rob Caron – For MSDN subscribers this is the way to go!
    The much anticipated download of a fully...
  • Now this has got to be one of the most brilliant beta testing concepts i've seen in a while.
    Microsoft...
  • Just saw on Rob Caron's blog that the VPC images for Team System are available in the subscriber downloads...
  • Brilliant Rob as usual!! I have blogged it at http://samgentile.com/blog/archive/2005/07/22/31858.aspx. One question: is the same VPC that you sent me and handed out at TechEd or does it have the July VSTS? Thanks again!!
  • Is this available to all MSDN subscriptions ? I can see it with Universal, but a colleague with Enterprise can't see it yet.
  • Something seems to be wrong. I click on the link and get nothing. Too popular and too much happening perhaps? This is on two different machines. It is not only the VPC, but other images as well.
  • As noted in this blog post by Rob Caron, MSDN subscribers can now download a VPC image complete with...
  • From Rob Caron's Blog
    Just download and attach, no big deal.
    In fact, there are several preconfigured...
  • This is great!  Now you don't have to install the tools to do a test drive.  Maybe the developer...
  • Does this include the Project Portal / Sharepoint Services components for Team Foundation?
  • Is that available to Universal subscribers only or am I missing something?
  • Odd. Even though Subscriber Downloads claims that this download is available to MSDN Professional level subscribers, and that's where I stand, I can't see the download.
  • good news!
    vsts installation runs me crazy.
    thanks.
  • Är det nån mer än mig som tycker det är lite krångligt att installera Team Systems i beta 2? Och när...
  • Är det nån mer än mig som tycker det är lite krångligt att installera Team Systems i beta 2? Och när...
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