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IntroductionAn update is available for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) that adds support for designing and developing applications that target Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta.
This update package installs the following updates:
Note This update should not be used to develop application for the .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta on Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview. If you install Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview or .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview on the same computer as Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and Design-time Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta, you will be unable to use the same computer to develop applications for the .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta.
This update adds support for designing and developing applications on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1 for the Update 4.0.3 Beta for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.
This update installs the packages that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
Note If you set the target framework to .NET Framework 4.0.3, IntelliSense for all the new public APIs from Update 4.0.3 Beta for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Runtime Update are exposed.
Download informationTo download the update, visit the following Microsoft Download Center website:
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Command-line switches for this updateFor more information about command-line switches for Windows Installer, visit the following MSDN website:
General information about command-line switches for Windows InstallerFor more information about Windows Installer, visit the following MSDN website:
General information about Windows Installer
PrerequisitesTo install this update, you must have the following software installed:
Issue 1Assume that you uninstall one of the updates that are installed as part of this update. In this situation, you experience one of the following known issues:
Issue 2Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, the green start circle icon no longer appears in the designer. Additionally, the green start circle icon is replaced by a plain square start box.
Note This is a minor user interface issue and does not affect the functionality of the .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta.
Issue 3Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, a validation error occurs. For example, you receive the following error message that states that the BeforeInitializeComponent component cannot be found:
'BeforeInitializeComponent' is not a member of … …
Restart requirementAfter you apply this update, you do not have to restart the computer unless the files that are being updated are locked or are being used.
However, you have to restart Visual Studio to display the new toolbox buttons if Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is running when you install this update.
Update removal informationTo remove this update completely, you have to remove the updates that are described in the following articles individually by using the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel:
File informationThe global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Article ID: 2599653 - Last Review: May 21, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
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