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    Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET Framework Log Collection Tool

    Language:
    English
    Collect information from Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET Framework installations.
    • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
      Version:

      11.0.30712.0

      File Name:

      Collect.exe

      LicenseTerms.pdf

      Date Published:

      10/2/2013

      File Size:

      237 KB

      300 KB

        The Collection Tool will collect available logs from all Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010 and .Net Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 release installations on your computer. If you encounter any setup issues and contact Microsoft Support or Visual Studio on Microsoft Connect, you may need to provide relevant installation logs.

        Please follow the instructions below to gather Visual Studio and .NET Framework installation logs. The utility creates a compressed cabinet of all the Visual Studio and .NET Framework logs at %TEMP%\vslogs.cab.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

          Windows XP
          Windows 2003 Server
          Windows Vista
          Windows 2008
          Windows 7
          Windows 7 Server
        • Administrative rights

        • The tool should be run from an elevated console window.
        1. Download collect.exe from the link below. You will need to save the tool first.
        2. Open an adminstrative console window.
        3. Run Collect.exe from the directory where you saved the tool to.
        Notes: The tool must be run under the same user account that the failed installation was run under. If you are running the tool from a different user account, set the –user:<name> option to specify the user under which the failed installation was run. You may also set –d:<dir> to point to the temp directory where the setup logs are located.

        By default, Collect.exe will automatically gather SQL install logs, event log information, computer information and a Windows Installer inventory in addition to product install logs. The result cabinet is created in %TEMP%.

        Run Collect -? for additional options and usage information.

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