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    What are the requirements for VS 2010 installation

    hi,

    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...

    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
    ------------


    Plz advice

    Thanks
  • #620839
    Hi,
    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)


    Thanks

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  • #620847
    hi

    I have •Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 & x64)

    then why it is giving error

  • #620852
    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 :
    microsoft.com/visualstudio/en-us/products/2010-editions/express


    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

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  • #620856
    Hi,

    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,
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jasonz/archive/2010/12/07/announcing-visual-studio-2010-service-pack-1-beta.aspx?PageIndex=3


    Regards,
    Asheej T K
    Microsoft MVP[ASP.NET/IIS]
    DotNetSpider MVM


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