VS2005 support for SQL 2008 CTP5

Visual Studio 2005 Support for SQL Server 2008 CTP is now publicly available. Download Center links: SQL Server 2008 CTP, November 2007 – this is the “Community Tech Preview” (CTP5) of SQL 2008. Visual Studio 2005 Support for SQL Server 2008, CTP  – this is the patch you can apply to Visual Studio 2005, to allow…

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Upgrading from VS2005 trial to a "real" license, without re-installation

Is there a way to upgrade an installation of a time limited trial of Visual Studio 2005 to a full license?  Without reinstallation? Yes, just run Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs -> Change. One of the options is to convert from trial to retail.  Enter a product key and you’ll have the fully-licensed product. (from…

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