Visual Studio 2010 runs faster when Windows Automation API 3.0 is installed
This article introduces Windows Automation API 3.0 improves the speed of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, and provides a Windows Automation API 3.0 update.
Original product version: Visual Studio Ultimate 2010, Visual Studio Professional 2010, Visual Studio 2010 SDK
Original KB number: 981741
Applications that use Windows Automation APIs can significantly decrease Visual Studio IntelliSense performance if Windows Automation API 3.0 isn't installed. For example, the Windows pen and touch services can significantly decrease Visual Studio IntelliSense performance if Windows Automation API 3.0 isn't installed. This article describes how to install the Windows Automation API 3.0 update. This update is available as a stand-alone download for Windows Server 2003. The Windows Automation API is a component of the platform update for Windows Vista and of the platform update for Windows Server 2008.
Windows Automation API
The Windows Automation API library enables accessibility tools, test automations, and pen services to access a standard user interface across operating system versions.
For more information about the Windows Automation API, see Overview of Windows Automation API 3.0.
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- Type: DWORD
- Name: UIAOverride
- Value: 00000001
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