How to determine whether a VS 2005 product is installed on a computer

A customer asked a question last week about how to detect whether or not Visual Studio 2005 is installed on a computer, and if so, which edition is installed and what location it is installed to.  There are a ton of registry keys written by VS 2005 setup, so deciding which keys are safe to…

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Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework 2.0 Setup Troubleshooting Guide

Where to get Visual Studio 2005 and the .NET Framework 2.0 Where to download the .NET Framework 2.0 redistributable and SDK Where to download the Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions Where to download .NET Framework 2.0 language packs Uninstalling previous beta versions of Visual Studio 2005, the .NET Framework 2.0 and SQL Express Visual Studio…

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