I want to install Visual Studio 2010, I have a server with Windows 2003 SP2
I have downloaded VS2010 and trying to install but it is giving error...
A compatible version of Visual Studio 2010 was not detected on the system. This update is designed for only the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
you can install Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate on the following operating systems:
•Windows Server 2003(sp2) (x86 & x64)
•Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 & x64)
•Windows Server 2008 (sp2)(x86 & x64)
•Windows Vista(sp2) (x86 & x64) - all editions except Starter Edition
•Windows 7 (x86 & x64)
I have •Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 & x64)
then why it is giving error
Hi imtyaz ,
You are getting error because you are not installing the comptable version of Visual Studio 2010 for Windows 2003 SP2.Try to download Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express edition because its work good and comptable with all windows.
download and install from :
Visual Studio 2010 supported all microsoft operating systems, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP,Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Visual Studio 2010 can be installed on the following operating systems:
Windows Vista (x86 or x64), all editions except Starter Edition
Windows XP (x86 or x64), Service Pack 2 or later, all editions except Starter Edition
Windows Server 2003 (x86 or x64), Service Pack 1 or later, all editions
Windows Server 2003 R2 or later (x86 or x64), all editions
Windows Server 2008 (x86 and x64) or later (all editions)
Windows Server 2008 R2 RC (x64) Enterprise Edition
Windows 7 RC (x86 and x64) Ultimate Edition
Hardware Spacificantions :
Minimum 1 GB RAM
5 GB of available hard disk space
pantinim 4 or higher processor
Are you trying to install VS 2010 or Service Pack? It seems like you are installing the service pack.
This error may occur if you have ASP.NET MVC 3 RC or Visual Studio Async CTP installed in your system already.
Also refer below link for more details about this,