FIX: Duplicate dropdown items appear on the Data menu in the Add or Remove Programs tool after you repair or reinstall Microsoft Visual Studio Team system (VSTS) 2008 or VSTS 2008 SP 1 on a computer that has VSTS 2008 Database Edition GDR installed

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Symptoms
You use the the Add or Remove Programs item to repair or reinstall Microsoft Visual Studio Team system (VSTS) 2008 or VSTS 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on a computer that has the Microsoft VSTS 2008 Database Edition GDR installed. However, when you open the Visual Studio IDE, you notice duplicate dropdown items on the Data menu.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, upgrade to Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR R2. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
970479 List of fixed issues in the Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR R2

Note Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR R2 replaces Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR.
Workaround
To work around this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Uninstall Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR in the Add or Remove Programs tool.
  2. Open a Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt and execute the following command:
    Drive_letter:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\DBPro\DBProRepair RestoreDBPro2008
  3. Repair or reinstall Visual Studio Team system 2008 or Visual Studio Team system 2008 Service Pack 1 in the Add or Remove Programs tool.
  4. Reinstall Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR
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Article ID: 970558 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 04:10:00 - Revision: 2.0

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