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Visual Studio performance tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 are not supported on a computer that is running Windows 8.
You can use one of the following supported methods in order to use Visual Studio performance tools.
Method 1Use the Visual Studio performance tools that are in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 on a computer that is running Windows 8.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2012 package now.
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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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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Method 2Use the Visual Studio performance tools that are in Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio 2008, or Visual Studio 2010 on a computer that is running Windows 7.
For more information about how to use profiling command line tools on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, go to the following MSDN website:
Profiling from the command line
Article ID: 2748309 - Last Review: September 9, 2014 - Revision: 1.0