Re: Multiple VS Versions on Same Machine

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Subject: Re: Multiple VS Versions on Same Machine
Posted by:  PvdG42 (pv…
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008

"WJB" <W…> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I have a number of questions regardingVisual Studio and  SQL Server. I'm
> running Vista Ultimate SP1 and have Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate
> installed.
> I also already have all versions of .Net Framework from 1.0 thru 3.5
> installed.
> 1. Is it ok to install Visual Studio 2003, 2005 and 2008 on the same
> machine? I assume the order would be 2003, 2005 then 2008.
> 2. Will there be any issues with different versions of MSDN, or
> alternately,
> will the latest MSDN support all 3 versions?
> 3. I also need to install SQL Server 2000 and 2005. What is the proper
> sequence for installing VS and SQL Server?
> Thanks in advance for your help.
1. Yes and yes. You don't need .NET 1.0 for any of the VS versions you plan
to install, but you *may* need it for other applications you have installed.

2. Best to install the MSDN help for each version, AFAIK.

3. 2000 then 2005, and I'd do these before installing any VS.


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Multiple VS Versions on Same Machine posted by WJB on Thu, 24 Apr 2008