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"Restore File Associations" in Visual Studio 2005

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I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already installed VS
2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file associations. There is
an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore these associations, under Tools >
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem to do
anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and when I
clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried deleting the
association and clicking this button, but it still isn't associated to VS
2005 (now it's associated to nothing).

Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Jerad
Mar 19 '07 #1
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VJ
Why do you want to remove it?.. both will work together.. You can still open
2003 projects in that solution, is it not for you?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:Ol****************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already installed VS
2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file associations. There is
an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore these associations, under Tools
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem to do
anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and when
I clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried deleting the
association and clicking this button, but it still isn't associated to VS
2005 (now it's associated to nothing).

Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Jerad

Mar 19 '07 #2

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My problem isn't with VS 2003 itself, but the file associations. I want
them to all default to VS 2005, since this is what I use primarily.

For example, when I double-click a .SLN file to open it, it is opening in VS
2003, but I want it to open in VS 2005. Actually, it won't open in
anything, now that the association has been deleted.

But regardless, the point of this post is that the "Restore File
Associations" doesn't seem to be working properly, and I'm trying to figure
out if this is a bug, or if there is something I'm not doing correctly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:eD****************@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
Why do you want to remove it?.. both will work together.. You can still
open 2003 projects in that solution, is it not for you?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:Ol****************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>>I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already installed VS
2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file associations. There is
an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore these associations, under Tools
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem to
do
anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and when
I clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried deleting the
association and clicking this button, but it still isn't associated to VS
2005 (now it's associated to nothing).

Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Jerad


Mar 19 '07 #3

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VJ
maybe re-install 2005 ?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:ee**************@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
My problem isn't with VS 2003 itself, but the file associations. I want
them to all default to VS 2005, since this is what I use primarily.

For example, when I double-click a .SLN file to open it, it is opening in
VS 2003, but I want it to open in VS 2005. Actually, it won't open in
anything, now that the association has been deleted.

But regardless, the point of this post is that the "Restore File
Associations" doesn't seem to be working properly, and I'm trying to
figure out if this is a bug, or if there is something I'm not doing
correctly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:eD****************@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
>Why do you want to remove it?.. both will work together.. You can still
open 2003 projects in that solution, is it not for you?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:Ol****************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>>>I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already installed
VS 2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file associations.
There is an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore these associations,
under Tools
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem to
do
anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and
when I clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried
deleting the association and clicking this button, but it still isn't
associated to VS 2005 (now it's associated to nothing).

Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Jerad



Mar 19 '07 #4

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Thanks for the suggesting VJ, but I'm looking for an answer as to why the
"Restore File Associations" button doesn't seem to be working for me. I
understand there are various workarounds that would probably work, but I'm
more interested in understanding this particlular option and why it doesn't
seem to be working properly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:Ou**************@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
maybe re-install 2005 ?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:ee**************@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>My problem isn't with VS 2003 itself, but the file associations. I want
them to all default to VS 2005, since this is what I use primarily.

For example, when I double-click a .SLN file to open it, it is opening in
VS 2003, but I want it to open in VS 2005. Actually, it won't open in
anything, now that the association has been deleted.

But regardless, the point of this post is that the "Restore File
Associations" doesn't seem to be working properly, and I'm trying to
figure out if this is a bug, or if there is something I'm not doing
correctly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:eD****************@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
>>Why do you want to remove it?.. both will work together.. You can still
open 2003 projects in that solution, is it not for you?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:Ol****************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl.. .
I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already installed
VS 2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file associations.
There is an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore these associations,
under Tools
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem
to do
anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and
when I clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried
deleting the association and clicking this button, but it still isn't
associated to VS 2005 (now it's associated to nothing).

Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Jerad



Mar 19 '07 #5

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VJ
ask in the below group, maybe you will get better response...
microsoft.public.vstudio.general

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:uM**************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
Thanks for the suggesting VJ, but I'm looking for an answer as to why the
"Restore File Associations" button doesn't seem to be working for me. I
understand there are various workarounds that would probably work, but I'm
more interested in understanding this particlular option and why it
doesn't seem to be working properly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:Ou**************@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>maybe re-install 2005 ?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:ee**************@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>>My problem isn't with VS 2003 itself, but the file associations. I want
them to all default to VS 2005, since this is what I use primarily.

For example, when I double-click a .SLN file to open it, it is opening
in VS 2003, but I want it to open in VS 2005. Actually, it won't open
in anything, now that the association has been deleted.

But regardless, the point of this post is that the "Restore File
Associations" doesn't seem to be working properly, and I'm trying to
figure out if this is a bug, or if there is something I'm not doing
correctly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:eD****************@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl.. .
Why do you want to remove it?.. both will work together.. You can still
open 2003 projects in that solution, is it not for you?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:Ol****************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl. ..
>I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already installed
>VS 2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file associations.
>There is an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore these associations,
>under Tools
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem
to do
>anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and
>when I clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried
>deleting the association and clicking this button, but it still isn't
>associated to VS 2005 (now it's associated to nothing).
>
Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?
>
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
>
Jerad
>




Mar 19 '07 #6

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Will do. Thanks again.

Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:uy**************@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
ask in the below group, maybe you will get better response...
microsoft.public.vstudio.general

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:uM**************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>Thanks for the suggesting VJ, but I'm looking for an answer as to why the
"Restore File Associations" button doesn't seem to be working for me. I
understand there are various workarounds that would probably work, but
I'm more interested in understanding this particlular option and why it
doesn't seem to be working properly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:Ou**************@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>maybe re-install 2005 ?

VJ

"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:ee**************@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
My problem isn't with VS 2003 itself, but the file associations. I
want them to all default to VS 2005, since this is what I use
primarily.

For example, when I double-click a .SLN file to open it, it is opening
in VS 2003, but I want it to open in VS 2005. Actually, it won't open
in anything, now that the association has been deleted.

But regardless, the point of this post is that the "Restore File
Associations" doesn't seem to be working properly, and I'm trying to
figure out if this is a bug, or if there is something I'm not doing
correctly.

Thanks.
Jerad

"VJ" <no***********@yahoo.comwrote in message
news:eD****************@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl. ..
Why do you want to remove it?.. both will work together.. You can
still open 2003 projects in that solution, is it not for you?
>
VJ
>
"Jerad Rose" <no@spam.comwrote in message
news:Ol****************@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl.. .
>>I recently installed Visual Studio 2003, after having already
>>installed VS 2005. Unfortunately, it took over all of the file
>>associations. There is an option in Visual Studio 2005 to restore
>>these associations, under Tools
Options Environment General. However, this button doesn't seem
to do
>>anything. Specifically, my SLN files were associated to VS 2003, and
>>when I clicked this, this association didn't change. I even tried
>>deleting the association and clicking this button, but it still isn't
>>associated to VS 2005 (now it's associated to nothing).
>>
>Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?
>>
>Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
>>
>Jerad
>>
>
>




Mar 19 '07 #7

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