Connect is Microsoft’s external bug reporting system. This series will demonstrate two different ways to submit information.

The first is via the web site. The second is within Visual Studio 2012 and requires an add-in to be installed.

 

Using the Connect website

Go here and sign up. You have to use a Live ID (now called a Microsoft ID; I use a personal Hotmail account).

http://connect.microsoft.com/intro/

Once Connect has been activated for that account, you get a dashboard when you log in:

 

Go to the home page to see the products that you can submit bugs/feedback against:

 

Use Search to get to the right product of pick it from the list.

Select the Visual Studio area.

Click the appropriate button.