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Is Visual Studio 2005 supported?

Is Visual Studio 2005 supported?

Beginning next month, Microsoft will end support for its Visual Studio 2005 software development platform, which was released more than 10 years ago. Microsoft’s Eric Zajac, senior program manager for Visual Studio, stated on Friday that it’s time to “say good-bye” to the platform.

What version of Visual Studio is 2015?


Product name Code name Version number
Visual Studio 2017 Dev15 15.0
Visual Studio 2015 Dev14 14.0
Visual Studio 2013 Dev12 12.0
Visual Studio 2012 Dev11 11.0

How do I open project in Visual Studio 2005?

Start Visual Studio 2005 and create a new project: ( From Menu: File->New->Project ). On the left side, please select Visual C++ -> Win32 and start using a simple ‘Win32 Console Application’. Finish the project wizard by clicking ‘Finish’.

Can I delete Visual Studio 2005?

You could uninstall them through “Control Panel” à “Add or Remove Programs”. However, I recommended you to also update your SQL Server 2005 to 2008 to avoid some compatible problems. If you still want to use SQL Server 2005 without any problem, I think you’d better not uninstall these components now.

How do I know what version of Visual Studio project I have?

Simple Right Click and go to Properties Option of any project on your Existing application and see the Application option on Left menu and then click on Application option see target Framework to see current Framework version .

Do I need Microsoft Visual C++ 2005?

Yes, you do need them. Read this information about them: Why Are There So Many “Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables Any additional versions of the Visual C++ Redistributable you see on your system were installed along with some program that required it.

Can I install older version of Visual Studio?

You can create an MSDN or Dev Essentials account to gain access to older versions of Visual Studio.

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