Developing Packages as a Normal User (or How I Learned to Love UAC)

By now if you’ve had a chance to use Windows Vista, you’ve undoubtedly witnessed UAC in action. Certainly, if you’re doing VS package development on Vista, you’ve had to elevate your instance of Visual Studio where you’re coding so that build/registration works properly. Starting with the Visual Studio 2008 SDK – June 2007 CTP, we…


Visual Studio 2005 SP1 Update for Windows Vista

In case you’re using the latest and greatest release of Windows, you should consider downloading the update that fixes some Vista-specific issues on Visual Studio 2005 SP1 which was released today. Note that if you had the beta version of this patch installed, you should uninstall it before installing this final version.

AllenD : VS SDK on Vista

Allen has just posted some good tips on using the Visual Studio SDK on Windows Vista.