Moving from Orcas CTP to Orcas Beta 1

Moving from Orcas CTP to Orcas Beta 1

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If you have Orcas March 2007 CTP and you want to upgrade it to Orcas Beta 1, there are couple of things to be taken care. Those are well documented in MSDN and you need to clean all the CTP related installation to enjoy the smooth installation. Components which could create problems are,

  1. Remove "Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition 3.5".
  2. Remove "Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition 3.5 Design Tools".
  3. Remove "Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition 3.5 for Devices".
  4. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio Performance Collection Tools".
  5. Remove "Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK R2 for Pocket PC".
  6. Remove "Windows Mobile 5.0 SDK R2 for Smartphone".
  7. Remove "Windows SDK NetFX Tools".
  8. Remove "Windows SDK Win32 Tools".
  9. Remove "Windows SDK Headers and Tools".
  10. Remove "Windows SDK Tools".
  11. Remove "Crystal Reports 2007".
  12. Remove "Visual Studio Asset System".
  13. Remove "Visual Web Developer Design Service Reminder Tools".
  14. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Runtime Language Pack". This step is not required if you have only the English edition.
  15. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Runtime Language Pack".
  16. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio Codename Orcas Tools for Office Runtime".
  17. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio Codename Orcas Professional" or other related Visual Studio IDE installations, such as Professional, Standard, Enterprise Architect, or Team Suite.
  18. Remove "Microsoft Document Explorer".
  19. Remove "Microsoft Document Explorer 2005 Language Pack". This step is not required if you have only the English edition.
  20. Remove "Microsoft Device Emulator 3.0".
  21. Remove "Microsoft .Net Compact Framework 2.0 SP1".
  22. Remove ".Net Framework 2.0 SDK".
  23. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio Codename Orcas Remote Debugger".
  24. Remove "Microsoft Visual Studio 64bit Prerequisites Beta". This step is required only if Visual Studio is installed on a 64-bit computer.
  25. Remove "Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5".

Please find other related issue here. Hope for the enjoyable upgrade.

Namoskar!!!

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