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Visual Studio 2003 and 2005

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TD
Which versions of Windows operating systems can you build applications for
with Visual Studio 2003, in particular VB? How about Visual Studio 2005, in
paricular VB?

Thanks,
TD
Nov 21 '05 #1
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System requirements for VS .NET 2003:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/pr...s/default.aspx

System requirements for VS 2005:
http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/get/currentreadme/

Imran.

"TD" <td***@mindspring.com> wrote in message
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Which versions of Windows operating systems can you build applications for
with Visual Studio 2003, in particular VB? How about Visual Studio 2005, in paricular VB?

Thanks,
TD

Nov 21 '05 #2

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TD
I guess what am wondering is this, I have VB6 and I want to purchase a newer
version that will still allow me to develop applications that will run on
Windows 98, Me,2000 and XP. Should I buy the Visual Studio 2003 or wait for
Visual Studio 2005?
"Imran Koradia" <no****@microsoft.com> wrote in message
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System requirements for VS .NET 2003:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/pr...s/default.aspx

System requirements for VS 2005:
http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/get/currentreadme/

Imran.

"TD" <td***@mindspring.com> wrote in message
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Which versions of Windows operating systems can you build applications for with Visual Studio 2003, in particular VB? How about Visual Studio
2005, in
paricular VB?

Thanks,
TD


Nov 21 '05 #3

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In general, since Microsoft has it on their website, applications developed
in VS .NET 2003 will run fine on Windows 98 and ME along with 2000 and XP.
But, as is evident from the message thread after this one, there are some
features that might not be supported on 98 and ME simply because of the fact
that they have a different OS architecture. It all depends on the kind of
application you are developing. I would suggest you research a little more
on this in terms of the features you would implement in your application and
determining their support for 98 and ME (of course, 2000 and XP shouldn't be
a problem).

Its hard to tell anything for VS 2005 as of now. But I would think as time
goes by, MS would be less likely to go the length to make stuff compatible
with 98 and ME. Also, its going to be while before the official release of
2005. If you're not in too much of a hurry, I would suggest you wait for its
release since VS 2005 is a vast improvement to VS 2003 with loads of new
features. However, thats only my opinion. You might want to take a few more
opinions on this :)

hope this helps..
Imran.

"TD" <td***@mindspring.com> wrote in message
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I guess what am wondering is this, I have VB6 and I want to purchase a
newer
version that will still allow me to develop applications that will run on
Windows 98, Me,2000 and XP. Should I buy the Visual Studio 2003 or wait
for
Visual Studio 2005?
"Imran Koradia" <no****@microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:ed*************@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
System requirements for VS .NET 2003:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/pr...s/default.aspx

System requirements for VS 2005:
http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/get/currentreadme/

Imran.

"TD" <td***@mindspring.com> wrote in message
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> Which versions of Windows operating systems can you build applications for > with Visual Studio 2003, in particular VB? How about Visual Studio

2005,
in
> paricular VB?
>
> Thanks,
> TD
>
>



Nov 21 '05 #4

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* "TD" <td***@mindspring.com> scripsit:
I guess what am wondering is this, I have VB6 and I want to purchase a newer
version that will still allow me to develop applications that will run on
Windows 98, Me,2000 and XP. Should I buy the Visual Studio 2003 or wait for
Visual Studio 2005?


AFAIK, .NET 2.0 (VS 2005) can only target systems running Windows 2000
or better.

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M S Herfried K. Wagner
M V P <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/>
V B <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/dotnet/faqs/>
Nov 21 '05 #5

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> AFAIK, .NET 2.0 (VS 2005) can only target systems running Windows 2000
or better.

--
M S Herfried K. Wagner
M V P <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/>
V B <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/dotnet/faqs/>

Hi Herfried,

I am a new user of the NGs in general and I see this AFAIK very often. My
normal language is not english so just to help me better follow these
discussions, can you tell me what is the acronym AFAIK? Is it: And for all
I know??? Stupid question isn't it but i'd like to know. My excuse to the
OP.

--
Wacha

Nov 21 '05 #6

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* "Wacha" <bm*@online.nospam> scripsit:
AFAIK, .NET 2.0 (VS 2005) can only target systems running Windows 2000
or better.

[...]
I am a new user of the NGs in general and I see this AFAIK very often. My
normal language is not english so just to help me better follow these
discussions, can you tell me what is the acronym AFAIK?


"AFAIK" stands for "as far as I know".

BTW: My normal language is not English too :-).

--
M S Herfried K. Wagner
M V P <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/>
V B <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/dotnet/faqs/>
Nov 21 '05 #7

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On Fri, 27 Aug 2004 16:51:58 -0400, "TD" <td***@mindspring.com> wrote:
Which versions of Windows operating systems can you build applications for
with Visual Studio 2003, in particular VB? How about Visual Studio 2005, in
paricular VB?

Thanks,
TD


You can develop applications for anything that runs the
..Net Framework.
Nov 21 '05 #8

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Herfried,

It is not Better however Younger(or whatever like newer), AFAIK is younger
not always better, you will see that in future.

:-)

Cor
Nov 21 '05 #9

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Thanks! It will be easier to follow now.

--
Wacha
Nov 21 '05 #10

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