Run as administrator missing for shortcuts created by Visual Studio Setup Project

When Visual Studio 2008 / 2010 creates Setup and Deployment project (Visual Studio Installer), it misses one important feature – ‘Run as administrator’ that is available form context menu (right mouse click) for shortcuts created on Desktop and in Start menu (under Windows Vista and Windows 7). To get normal shortcuts you need to edit […]

Unable to connect to the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Remote Debugging Monitor in service mode

Rarely I need to use Visual Studio Remote Debugger to debug Native application. It always big pain to configure everything correctly. But today I needed to run Remote Debugger as service, so I can debug another service, when no any user is logged onto computer. First strange thing I noticed, that I am able to […]

Microsoft Visual C++ supported target Windows versions

Microsoft Visual C++ supported target Windows versions – Supported Platforms – Target Platforms. MSVC versions: 6.0 Visual C++ 6.0. 7.X Visual C++ .NET 2002, 2003 (7.0, 7.1). 8.0 Visual C++ 2005. 9.0 Visual C++ 2008. 10.0 Visual C++ 2010. 11.0 Visual C++ 2012. 6.0 7.X 8.0 9.0 10.0 11.0 Windows 95 ok ok hack Windows […]