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The Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista addresses issues that are related to Windows Vista enhancements. This article lists known issues with the installation of the Visual Studio Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista and with its features. For more information aboit the update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82676 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82676)

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How to obtain the Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista

To obtain the Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Update for Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82675 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82675)

Supported languages and operating systems

Supported languages

This service pack update updates all the following Visual Studio 2005 language products:
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • English (United States)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Supported operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business, x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, x86
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, x64
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, x64

Installation requirements

  • You must have a licensed copy of one or more supported Visual Studio 2005 products installed.
  • You must have Visual Studio 2005 SP1 installed.
  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version of Windows Installer must be installed on the destination computer. For more information about Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83831 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83831)
  • The minimum RAM requirement is 192 MB. 256 MB or more RAM is recommended.

Support

For more information about the update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82676 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82676)
For feedback, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://connect.microsoft.com/ (http://connect.microsoft.com/)

Installation issues

Installation on Windows Vista requires elevated permissions

If you install this service pack upgrade on Windows Vista, we recommended that you right-click the service pack upgrade executable file and then click Run As. Alternatively, you can run the executable file from a privileged console window.

Known issues and workarounds

Running Visual Studio 2005 with administrator permissions is recommended

Some features of Visual Studio run only with administrator permissions. Therefore, when you use Visual Studio 2005, we recommend that you perform the following actions:
  • Run Visual Studio with elevated administrator permissions.
  • Use a user account that is a member of the "Administrators" group on the local computer.
  • Right-click the Visual Studio icon and select the "Run as administrator" option from the context menu.
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:

Justin time (JIT) script debugging does not work

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows


Errors in scripts that run in Windows Internet Explorer will not cause a JIT dialog box to appear because of an elevated policy restriction.

To resolve this issue, add the following registry key:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{E62A7A31-6025-408E-87F6-81AEB0DC9347}] "AppName"="vsjitdebugger.exe" "AppPath"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\" "Policy"=dword:00000003
Note Replace C:\WINDOWS with the name of the Windows folder on the destination computer.

A connection to the Visual SourceSafe Internet service may fail when you use Visual Studio 2005 SP1

After you install Visual Studio 2005 SP1 on a Windows Vista-based computer and you try to connect to a Visual SourceSave database by using the HTTPS protocol, you may receive the following error message:
Cannot contact the Visual SourceSafe Internet Web Service or cannot access the specified database.

The server returned the following error: Unspecified error (0x80004005)

The plug-in advanced settings for SourceSafe Internet require SSL connections. Please, verify that your server can be accessed using secure connections or change your plug-in advanced settings.
NoteYou receive this error message when you use SourceSafe integration together with the Internet plug-in.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
  1. If you are using VSS Administrator, restart VSS Administrator.
  2. Restart Visual Studio.

Visual Studio 2005 project templates are unavailable after you upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows Vista

Consider the following scenario:
  • You install Visual Studio 2005 on a computer that uses a non-English version of Windows XP.
  • You upgrade the computer to Windows Vista.
  • In Visual Studio, you use the New Project dialog box to try to create a new Visual Basic project, a new C# project, or a new J# project.
In this scenario, project templates may not be available in the New Project dialog box.

To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods after you upgrade to Windows Vista:
  • For Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, type cmd in the Start Search box, and then click cmd.exe in the Programs list.
    2. At the command prompt, type vbexpress.exe /installvstemplates, and then press ENTER.
  • For Visual C# 2005 Express Edition, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, type cmd in the Start Search box, and then click cmd.exe in the Programs list.
    2. At the command prompt, type vcsexpress.exe /installvstemplates, and then press ENTER.
  • For Visual J# 2005 Express Edition, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, type cmd in the Start Search box, and then click cmd.exe in the Programs list.
    2. At the command prompt, type vjsexpress.exe /installvstemplates, and then press ENTER.
  • For all other versions of Visual Studio, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, type cmd in the Start Search box, and then click cmd.exe in the Programs list.
    2. At the command prompt, type devenv.exe /installvstemplates, and then press ENTER.

SQL Server Compact Edition tools and runtime

Visual Studio 2005 SP1 includes updates for the SQL Server Compact Edition 3.1 design-time utilities. The SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Tools for Visual Studio 2005 SP1 includesuser interface and dialog box tools, device CAB files, a DataDirectory feature, and ClickOnce support for the Smart Device Development components. You must install the following tools and runtime to support end-to-end SQL Server-based data development in Windows Vista:
  • SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Tools for Visual Studio 2005 SP1
    For more information about SQL Server 2005 Compact Tools for Visual Studio 2005 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=80655 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=80655)
  • The SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Runtime
    For more information about the SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Runtime, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=66521 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=66521)

Related products

Microsoft Device Emulator 2.0

Device Emulator 1.0 was included with Visual Studio 2005. However, you cannot use Device Emulator1.0 in Windows Vista. This issue is resolved in Microsoft Device Emulator 2.0. Device Emulator 2.0 is scheduled to be released in Winter 2007.

For more information about the 32-bit version of Device Emulator 2.0, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=80668 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=80668)
For more information about the 64-bit version of Device Emulator 2.0, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83834 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83834)
Note You must use the 64-bit version of Device Eumulator 2.0 if you use a 64-bit computer.

Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2005 SP1

Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2005 SP1 is scheduled to be released in Spring 2007. The service pack will increase the overall quality of the existing product features and maintain a high level of compatibility with both Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and Windows Vista. The service pack will address issues raised by customer feedback and internal testing. For more information about Crystal Reports or about how to download the latest Crystal Reports for Visual Studio service packs, visit the following Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79060 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79060)

Dotfuscator Community Edition

Dotfuscator Community Edition has been updated since the original release of Visual Studio 2005. For more information about the changes and how to obtain a free update, visit the following Web site:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79061 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79061)
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System Team Foundation:
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
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