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VS2005 NOT Compatiblke with Vista? Are you serious?!

I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and got
errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft...... please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is a
joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003 will
not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own terms of
support for these products.

Is this even legal?

Jan 28 '07 #1
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There is a patch for 2005.

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC******** ******@TK2MSFTN GP05.phx.gbl...
>I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and got
errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft...... please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is a
joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003 will
not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own terms of
support for these products.

Is this even legal?

Jan 28 '07 #2
Should we apply the patch before installing or just ignore installation
errors and apply the patch after?
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in message
news:%2******** ********@TK2MSF TNGP05.phx.gbl. ..
There is a patch for 2005.

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC******** ******@TK2MSFTN GP05.phx.gbl...
>>I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and
got errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft..... .please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is
a joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003 will
not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own terms
of support for these products.

Is this even legal?

Jan 28 '07 #3
They must have a lot of chemtrails around Redmond, those people have become
FUBAR.

<%= Clinton Gallagher
NET csgallagher AT metromilwaukee. com
URL http://clintongallagher.metromilwaukee.com/
MAP http://wikimapia.org/#y=43038073&x=-...8&z=17&l=0&m=h

"Jim Hubbard" <ji*@privateadd ress.netwrote in message
news:BD******** *************** ***********@mic rosoft.com...
Should we apply the patch before installing or just ignore installation
errors and apply the patch after?
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in message
news:%2******** ********@TK2MSF TNGP05.phx.gbl. ..
>There is a patch for 2005.

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC******* *******@TK2MSFT NGP05.phx.gbl.. .
>>>I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and
got errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft.... ..please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is
a joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003
will not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own
terms of support for these products.

Is this even legal?


Jan 28 '07 #4
And, when we patch, which patch do we use? The BETA Vista Service Pack 1
(at
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en)
or the Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Team Suite Service Pack 1 (at
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en)
or some other patch that I haven't seen?

Geez people.....REAL basic is looking better all the time.

"Jim Hubbard" <ji*@privateadd ress.netwrote in message
news:BD******** *************** ***********@mic rosoft.com...
Should we apply the patch before installing or just ignore installation
errors and apply the patch after?
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in message
news:%2******** ********@TK2MSF TNGP05.phx.gbl. ..
>There is a patch for 2005.

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC******* *******@TK2MSFT NGP05.phx.gbl.. .
>>>I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and
got errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft.... ..please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is
a joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003
will not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own
terms of support for these products.

Is this even legal?

Jan 28 '07 #5
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in news:#
4S************* @TK2MSFTNGP05.p hx.gbl:
There is a patch for 2005.
The list of unresolved issues is still huge!
Jan 28 '07 #6
beta? it's been out for a while now as RTM

"Jim Hubbard" <ji*@privateadd ress.netwrote in message
news:5E******** *************** ***********@mic rosoft.com...
And, when we patch, which patch do we use? The BETA Vista Service Pack 1
(at
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en)
or the Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Team Suite Service Pack 1 (at
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en)
or some other patch that I haven't seen?

Geez people.....REAL basic is looking better all the time.

"Jim Hubbard" <ji*@privateadd ress.netwrote in message
news:BD******** *************** ***********@mic rosoft.com...
>Should we apply the patch before installing or just ignore installation
errors and apply the patch after?
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in
message news:%2******** ********@TK2MSF TNGP05.phx.gbl. ..
>>There is a patch for 2005.

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC****** ********@TK2MSF TNGP05.phx.gbl. ..
I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and
got errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft... ...please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this
is a joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003
will not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own
terms of support for these products.

Is this even legal?


Jan 28 '07 #7
It runs fine if you dont use UAC, if you are a full permission admin it
works perfectly.. the Vista patch fixes some of the UAC issues

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC******** ******@TK2MSFTN GP05.phx.gbl...
>I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and got
errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft...... please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is a
joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003 will
not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own terms of
support for these products.

Is this even legal?

Jan 28 '07 #8

"Spam Catcher" <sp**********@r ogers.comwrote in message
news:Xn******** *************** ***********@127 .0.0.1...
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in news:#
4S************* @TK2MSFTNGP05.p hx.gbl:
>There is a patch for 2005.

The list of unresolved issues is still huge!
Is there a list of VS2005/Vista issues somewhere?

I assume it is best to avoid using VS2005 on Vista for any production stuff
at this time - correct?
Jan 29 '07 #9
To answer my own question....the postings at
http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=274496 seem to indicate that
you should install VS2005, then SP1 then the Vista patch.

I still haven't found a complete listing of Vista/VS2005 problems though.
"Jim Hubbard" <ji*@privateadd ress.netwrote in message
news:BD******** *************** ***********@mic rosoft.com...
Should we apply the patch before installing or just ignore installation
errors and apply the patch after?
"Hayden Kirk" <hayden dot kirk *@* mobilepc dot co do nzwrote in message
news:%2******** ********@TK2MSF TNGP05.phx.gbl. ..
>There is a patch for 2005.

"Squishy" <sq*****@shroom .netwrote in message
news:uC******* *******@TK2MSFT NGP05.phx.gbl.. .
>>>I tried installing my VS2005 Pro on Vista Ultimate 32 bit RTM today and
got errors stating that VS2005 was not compatible with Vista.

Microsoft.... ..please pull your finger out of my ass and tell me this is
a joke.

It must be a joke....because I also have read that VS2002 and VS2003
will not be supported on Vista. This clearly violates Microsoft's own
terms of support for these products.

Is this even legal?

Jan 29 '07 #10

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