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Windows 7: Visual Studio No XP Service Pack 2 ;/

28 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Beta
Visual Studio No XP Service Pack 2 ;/


I have a big problem with installing VS2008 on Windows 7 Beta. On around 15% of installation it freezes for around half an hour and then alert that "Visual Studio 2008 Cannot be installed, because there is no Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed".

I tried running with all compatibility modes available in properties and of course its running with administrative privilliges.

Is there any solution for this kind of problem?

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29 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

When you said "Beta", you meant the RC (Build 7100) or Build 7000?? If you use build 7000, you should upgrade right now to the RC because it will shut itself on the 7000. 7100 will be functionnal until March 2010.
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29 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Beta

I have build 7100. VS 8 can't be installed on this version?
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30 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate
same problem

I have Win7 x32 Ultimate and same problem. Tried to run in compability with win xp, no result. Visual c++ 2008 have it too. What can i do to install it?

p.s. Sorry for bad english
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18 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7
visual studio 2008 and 2010 (vs 2008 and 2010 installation problem)

visual studio 2008 and 2010 (vs 2008 and 2010 installation setup problem)
problem of windows xp sp 2 error message (when windows 7 platform used)

my problem when installing vs2008 or vs2010 from a iso file (visual studio 2008 or 2010 installation) always at the beginning of the setup, windows xp sp 2 update or a error message like has appeared.

then i have update my windows 7 ultimate 32 bit x86 platform with all update packs from windows update interface, but then again and again i have encountered in the same error windows many times. then the solution below has been useful for me and without any error, the setup process has been completed succesfully.

please try this

click start menu and type cmd and then press enter.

when opening the black window, type if ypur cd drive letter e:, e:\setup\setup.exe

this way is succesful for me, maybe for you :)))

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18 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

Welcome to the forums xpology!

You just revived a 2-year-old thread...I doubt your reply will be of much help at this point...
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