Hong Gao 's Web Log :

A forum to discuss Visual Studio setup / install related issue

TechEd Beijing 2006 - 09/20/06

I delivered two talks. Intro to Microsoft Local Search. This was my first time of presenting in...

Author: hgao Date: 11/08/2006

Search Engine Strategy Conf Day 2 - 12/6/2005

Session Notes Session 1 - B2B Search Engines This session has the B2B search engine representatives...

Author: hgao Date: 11/08/2006

Search Engine Strategy Conf Day 1 - 12/5/2005

As some of you may know, I am attending Search Strategy Conference and help MSN Expo Booth. Today is...

Author: hgao Date: 11/08/2006

Kelsey Group Conf - March 27, 2006

Here is the first time I could catch up my blog after the move. I will update you with some...

Author: hgao Date: 11/08/2006

It has been nearly one year since I moved from Visual Studio team to Windows Live Local Search team....

Author: hgao Date: 11/08/2006

My second day at PDC05

Today is still the pre-conference day which means I may still have trouble to get in (Microsoft puts...

Author: hgao Date: 09/13/2005

My first day at PDC05

I am very excited about PDC05. I arrived LA on Sat night. I heard PDC usually generates a lot of...

Author: hgao Date: 09/12/2005

VC++ Express couples with Half-Life 2

I could not help to share this great news from Brian Keller with you. Microsoft issued a joint press...

Author: hgao Date: 09/05/2005

Help us to have a better Framework deployment story

Microsoft is now planning the next wave of its development tools and platforms. We acknowledge the...

Author: hgao Date: 08/29/2005

Manually remove Framework 1.0 and 1.1

Please see Aaron's blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2005/04/08/406671.aspx

Author: hgao Date: 08/10/2005

Manual Uninstall using MSIZAP

Sometimes the VS component may not appear in the add/remove program list, but VS setup thinks it is...

Author: hgao Date: 07/31/2005

VS 2005 Diagnostic and Uninstall Tool

We have VS 2005 uninstall tool here. This tool is to help automating the VS 2005 uninstall...

Author: hgao Date: 07/31/2005

VS 2005 Uninstall Instructions (updated version)

If you decide to manually uninstall without using the tool, be sure to uninstall the .NET Framework...

Author: hgao Date: 07/29/2005

Your feedback on Beta2 install experience

We released Beta 2 Visual Studio Express products 6 weeks ago. We have been listening to your...

Author: hgao Date: 06/12/2005

Avalanche - an efficient P2P file transfer technology from Cambridge

Will you be interested in the technology that could potentially save $$$ and speed our download,...

Author: hgao Date: 06/10/2005

Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 Install Issues

Beta 2 common install issues and work around can be located at...

Author: hgao Date: 05/30/2005

Product Name URL VB Express Bootstrapper...

Author: hgao Date: 04/19/2005

Uninstalling Visual Studio Team Suite, Visual Studio Standard or Visual Studio Professional Editions

If you have installed previous versions of Visual Studio 2005, such as Beta 1 or Community Technical...

Author: hgao Date: 04/15/2005

Beta 2 Uninstall Instructions For Express

If you have installed previous versions of Visual Studio 2005, such as Beta 1 or Community Technical...

Author: hgao Date: 04/15/2005

Clean up HACK to clean up previous version of Framework and Visual Studio on your mchine.

You MUST visit the official uninstall instructions found at the Express download site before...

Author: hgao Date: 04/15/2005