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  • i had windows 8 on my pc , now i want to install visual studio professsional 2012 , is it better to go with visual studio professional 2012 or 2013 version , as my pc is windows 8 , please tell me which version suits my pc best .
    Tuesday, January 7, 2014 5:41 AM


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  • To write Windows Store apps on Windows 8 you will need Visual Studio 2012.

    To write Windows Store apps with Visual Studio 2013 requires Windows 8.1

    Tuesday, January 7, 2014 5:50 AM
  • thanx rob , i tried to install visual studio 2012 professional , but i got the following errors in the middle of the setup process.

    microsoft visual studio 2012 Devenv element not found

    Microsoft visual C++ 2012 x64 Additional Runtime -11.0.50727 user cancelled installation

    Microsoft visual C++ 2012 x64 Debug Runtime -11.0.50727 element not found

     Microsoft visual C++ 2012 Core libraries element not found

    Microsoft visual C++ 2012 microsoft foundation class library element not found.

    what to do now??

    Tuesday, January 7, 2014 6:32 AM
  • Hi Kranthi,

    Please post your question only once. Your thread in the Visual Studio Setup and Installation forum is the appropriate place for help on installing Visual Studio.


    Thursday, January 9, 2014 11:02 PM