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This is the first time in my life i have problems installing software (if we forget about old DOS games of course! =O)). I couldn''t install DevStudio .Net. I have autorun disabled, so i executed setup.exe. Then a dialog opens and tells me i need to install some things first. I install them all (the win98 ones), exept for the last one the one "native debugging blahblahblah...". The button doesnt work. And I never get a button te install the real thing... whats wrong? Thanks a lot... Just in case... I have Developers Studio 6.0 with the service pack 5 and the processor pack installed Alejandro Martínez

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Original post by ElPeque
... the win98 ones ...

What OS are you running? VS NET only runs on the latest NT kernel based operating systems, ie NT4/2K/XP

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double click =O)

I currently have win98 installed. Because XP self destructed twise in the first 2 months.

Does .NET only work on NT based OSs?

Is it worth installing .NET, if i only want to go on programming "oldstyle"?

Thanks a lot !!!

Ale

Hi =O)

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yay, .NET is worthing every gigabyte it eats up:D

no really, much bether compiler, i can use every of its features..

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The IDE is great, IMO, although a lot of people would disagree with me. I could never go back to vs6 now.

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And does it compile projects coded in Vs6?

Hi =O)

yes

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Actually, it converts them first to the new format, and then it compiles them. It''s not an issue if its just your own old projects, but if you are trying to keep in sync with other people''s code distributed as VC++6.0 projects, it can be a bit of a pain.

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Speaking of which, does anyone know of a utility to produce dsw files from the VS7 format? I''ve searched but i cant find anything.

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CAN I INSTALL AND USE DEV STUDIO.NET IN WINDOWS 98 SE???

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[edited by - Machaira on August 18, 2002 9:46:37 PM]

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Having seen all this win98 stuff i thought it would work!!! =O/

hehe

no, i never read system requirements.

Thanks

To install Windows Installer 2.0 on Windows 2000, Windows 98, or Windows ME
Insert the Visual Studio .NET Windows Component Update CD and click OK to ignore the autorun message box that appears with instructions to insert Disk 1.
-or-
Insert the Visual Studio .NET DVD and open the wcu folder.
Open the WindowsInstaller\2.0 folder.
On Windows 98 or Windows Me run instmsiA.exe.
-or-
On Windows 2000 run instmsiW.exe.

Before installing full remote debugging on Windows 98 and Me

Install Internet Explorer 5.01 or greater.
Insert the Visual Studio .NET Windows Component Update CD and click OK to ignore the autorun message box that appears with instructions to insert Disk 1.
-or-
Insert the Visual Studio .NET DVD and open the WCU folder.
Open the dotNetFramework folder and run dotnetfx.exe.

Native-only Debugging support
The Visual Studio Remote Debugger allows you to set up one or more machines as debugging platforms while another machine is your test platform. Visual Studio Remote Debugger can be installed on Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 98, and later versions of Windows.

To install native-only debugging on all operating systems

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heheh...people that don''t read requirements are silly.

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quote:
Original post by ElPeque
no, i never read system requirements.

For a product that costs anywhere from $549 to$2,499, it sure is odd that you wouldn''t investigate such a thing as system requirements.

"If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." - Albert Einstein

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Where I am from, i cant "buy" this software.

But i will if il ever do something serious with it.
(And by serious i mean \$)

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Where you are from, you CAN buy this software - you can buy this software everywhere you can buy a computer.

Stop bullshitting us around - you are just a smal thief, thats all.

Regards

Thomas Tomiczek
THONA Consulting Ltd.
(Microsoft MVP C#/.NET)

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