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Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SDK

What is Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SDK?

The Visual Studio 2010 SDK provides tools and templates for building Visual Studio extensions. By using the Visual Studio 2010 SDK, you can build your own tool windows, create menu commands, and add extensions to the new Visual Studio editor and other features.

About  (from Microsoft)

The Visual Studio 2010 SDK also includes build tasks that help developers build and debug extensions. Building and debugging are managed in a second instance of Visual Studio named the experimental instance. The experimental instance provides a test bed for extensions without changing the primary installation of Visual...  Read more


The software installer includes 57 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/extend
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft visual studio 2010 sdk\visualstudiointegration\common\source\cpp\vsl\mockinterfaces
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{451207CF-BDFE-3719-896D-EBFAB7614589}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SDK

  • createexpinstance.exe - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2010
  • createpkgdef.exe
  • debugsamples.dll
  • microsoft.data.connectionui.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft Data Connection UI)
  • microsoft.visualstudio.coreutility.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.data.core.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Visual Studio Data Core)
  • microsoft.visualstudio.data.dll - Visual Studio Data Framework
  • microsoft.visualstudio.data.framework.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.data.services.dll - Visual Studio Data Services
  • microsoft.visualstudio.debugger.interop.10.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.debugger.interop.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • microsoft.visualstudio.debugger.interopa.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.designer.interfaces.dll - Microsoft (R) .NET Framework
  • microsoft.visualstudio.editor.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.language.intellisense.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.language.standardclassification.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.managedinterfaces.9.0.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2008
  • microsoft.visualstudio.managedinterfaces.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2005
  • microsoft.visualstudio.managedinterfaces.wcf.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.ole.interop.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • microsoft.visualstudio.package.languageservice.10.0.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Visual Studio .NET Framework Components)
  • microsoft.visualstudio.projectaggregator.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.vsip.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.settings.dll - Visual Studio Settings Store DLL
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.10.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.9.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.design.dll - Visual Studio .NET Framework Designer
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.immutable.10.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.10.0.dll - Primary Interop Assembly for VsShellInterop100.tlb
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.8.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.9.0.dll - Primary Interop Assembly for VsShellInterop90.tlb
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.interop.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.shell.startpage.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.text.data.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.text.logic.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.text.ui.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.text.ui.wpf.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.textmanager.interop.10.0.dll - Primary Interop Assembly for TextMgr100.tlb
  • microsoft.visualstudio.textmanager.interop.8.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.textmanager.interop.9.0.dll - Primary Interop Assembly for TextMgr90.tlb
  • microsoft.visualstudio.textmanager.interop.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.texttemplating.10.0.dll - Text Templating Engine
  • microsoft.visualstudio.texttemplating.interfaces.10.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.texttemplating.vshost.10.0.dll
  • microsoft.visualstudio.wcfreference.interop.dll - Visual Studio WCFReference Interop Assembly
  • microsoft.vssdk.build.tasks.dll
  • microsoft.vssdk.unittestlibrary.dll
  • mplex.exe
  • mppg.exe
  • packagewizard.dll
  • regpkg.exe
  • regriched20.exe
  • vsct.exe
  • vsctcompress.dll - VSCT Compressor
  • vsctlibrary.dll
  • vssdktesthost.exe - Visual Studio SDK VS IDE Test Host Redistributable (Visual Studio SDK VS IDE Test Host Redistributable Setup)

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Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.75%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 18.75%
Windows 7 Enterprise 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8 6.25%
Windows 8 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.84%
  Canada 10.53%
  Switzerland 10.53%
  Czech Republic 10.53%
  France 5.26%
  Honduras 5.26%
  Italy 5.26%
  Norway 5.26%
  Poland 5.26%
  Russia 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Samsung 13.33%
Lenovo 13.33%
Acer 13.33%
Dell 6.67%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 7.14%
Samsung RC530/RC730 7.14%
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 7.14%
LENOVO 74665EG 7.14%
LENOVO 6458W7Q 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1297cb 7.14%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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