Mailbag: What issues can I expect to see when using Visual Studio on Windows Vista?
I have seen some of your previous blog posts (such as this and this) regarding compatibility issues when installing and using Visual Studio 2005 on Windows Vista. Is there a complete list of known issues that I can review to see what other types of issues might be encountered?
There is a consolidated list of known issues in the MSDN article at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa948853.aspx. This article contains the following specific sub-sections that may be useful depending on your scenario:
- Visual Studio on Windows Vista FAQ
- Issues running Visual Studio 2005 on Windows Vista with normal user permissions
- Issues running Visual Studio 2005 on Windows Vista with elevated administrator permissions
- Issues running Visual Studio .NET 2003 on Windows Vista
If you run into any issues that are not in any of the above lists, please report them using the Visual Studio bug reporting site.