Visual Studio 2010 RC Feedback Channel for Web Tools

Visual Studio 2010 RC Feedback Channel for Web Tools

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As you probably heard the Visual Studio 2010 RC is currently available for MSDN subscribers! You can download it from here General public release is slated for Wed.

The Web Development Tools Team has setup a DL that we would like you to use to send us direct feedback on anything web development related for this RC.

The DL is:

Once you have had a chance to use the product please send us feedback on your overall experience with our product. The more details you can provide the better.

Also, feel free to shoot us a mail if:

  1. You encounter a bug or issue.
  2. You have general feedback, suggestions or ideas on our web tools product.

If you do encounter a bug please send us a clear set of repro steps. Any of the following items will also help us reproduce the bug more easily:   

  1. For crashes, hangs - obtain a crash dump as described here:
  2. For hard to describe bugs capture a video of the bug in action.
  3. Send us your machine configuration (OS, 64/32 bit, RAM, etc.).
  4. Are you running in a Virtual Machine environment (Virtual PC, Hyper-V, VMWare, etc) or Remote Desktop?
  5. What profile are you using (Tools->Import/Export Settings? General, Web Development, Code Only, VB, C#, etc.
  6. How many projects are you using? How many files?
  7. Is your solution located on a network share?
  8. Would you be willing to share your project/solution with us for testing purposes only?

Finally, don’t forget to monitor our blog as we have another of great topics lined up that will be published soon.

Thank you,


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  • I have the previous NON-BETA version installed; do I need to uninstall this first?

  • Hi Anthony,

    If you are referring to VS2008 - you do NOT need to uninstall it first.  VS2010 will install side-by-side with VS2008 and VS2005.

    Omar | Visual Web Developer

  • What was the last release build before this one? Wasn't there one other release build after the beta?

  • Hi Anthony,

    There were some SLCTP builds of VS2010 that were done between Beta2 and RC which a small number of people had access to.  If you had one of those installed, then yes you need to uninstall it before installing the RC build.

    Omar | Visual Web Developer

  • ohhhhh I am so mad at this tools   it keeps giving some message contact support the installer is not working.   well I am support and the only one on this computer so how do i fix it with such a lame message.    there is now clue to where it installed   a log where what happened is.    

    the repair and uninstall both fail   I cannot delete it bacause i have no clue where it is.

    please think about what you are doing when you program this stuff.

  • Hi, Frank; Sorry that you're encountering problems.  Could you send me details about what message you're seeing at  I'll try my best to help.

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