Any help is appreciated.


  • Hi, i'm new in this community, i would like to ask if someone knows how to Make the Visual Studio 2012 Possible to run as Portable on Flash-drive. Because i don't have a Proper unit, and in that case i needed to rent on Cafe's just to make my projects.
    Saturday, March 04, 2017 3:21 AM

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  • Hi,

    All Visual Studio versions, even the latest VS 2017, require installation on a hard disk / Windows Registry and cannot run as portable.

    For your scenario consider a virtual machine on the cloud and use Remote Desktop to connect to it.

    My portal and blog about VSX:<br/> Twitter:<br/> MZ-Tools productivity extension for Visual Studio:

    Saturday, March 04, 2017 6:25 AM
  • Hi Domingo Bagaforo,

    Carlos J. Quintero’s reply is right, we need to install VS in a windows OS, we could not install it in a Flash-drive.

    But you we could use virtual machine, I we could log in a OS everywhere.

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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:49 AM