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vs2008 Build keeps looking for vs2005 Premier Partner Edition RRS feed

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  • User-1802931265 posted

    In visual studio 2008, whenever I try to do a release build, it keeps trying to install vs2005 Premier Partner Edition, it has only recently started doing this..  As far as I know, I've not installed vs2005 except as part of MS SQL Server 2005.. but why would a web build be looking for the vs2005 installer ?

    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:24 PM

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  • User-2057865890 posted

    Hi Adrian,

    Requirements for deploying your VSPackage in the Visual Studio Premier Partner Edition (PPE) help developers to create functioning installation packages for customers. A deployment in PPE requires that you write a Microsoft Installer (MSI) package for your application. Besides installing the required components, your installer lets you show your own installation user interface (UI), gather user options, present your end-user license agreement (EULA), and perform other installation tasks.

    reference: Premier Partner Edition

    Best Regards,

    Chris Zhao

    Thursday, February 18, 2016 7:09 AM
  • User-1802931265 posted

    Ok, thanks, but that doesn't tell me why it's prompting for it now after years of working just fine.

    the vs2005 Premier Partner Edition is installed, but I don't have a specific disk for it, as I said, it must have been installed as part of something else.

    How can I correct the problem?

    Thursday, February 18, 2016 9:05 AM