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    Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) with Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package

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    The Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) redistributable SP1 contains the runtime binaries needed to deploy your Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) based application.
    • Version:

      SP1

      File Name:

      vs_AppEnvRedist.exe

      Date Published:

      8/11/2008

      File Size:

      132.2 MB

        The Visual Studio Shell (isolated mode) provides a foundation on which you can build your own custom-branded tools environment that runs side by side with Visual Studio. By using the Visual Studio Shell (isolated mode), you can accelerate development of your tools environment by reusing the Visual Studio IDE in your application and focus on your core tooling problems.

        This download contains the redistributable runtime binaries that you can distribute with your Visual Studio Shell (isolated mode) based application. For development and testing of your Visual Studio Shell (isolated mode) based application, please download the Visual Studio 2008 SDK.

        The runtime binaries contained in this redistributable package do not require the binary components in the Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) RTM release. You should redistribute the runtime binaries contained in this redistributable package on all computers that need to run the Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode).

        The contents of the Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) SP1 upgrade are:
        • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Web bootstrapper (dotnetfx35setup.exe)
        • VC++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable (vcredist_x86.exe)
        • WebDesigner Core RTM (WebDesignerCore.exe)
        • WebDesigner Core SP1 update (WebDesignerCore_KB945140.msp)
        • Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) runtime components with SP1 (Vs_shell.msi)
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Sever 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        • Processor: 1.6GHz Pentium III+

        • RAM: 384+ MB



        1. Click the "Download" button on this page to start the download

        2. To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.

        3. To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

        When you run the downloaded installer, it will simply extract the runtime redistributable package on disk for you (default path is "c:\VS 2008 Shell Redist\Isolated Mode"). The actual installer that contains the runtime components to be chained into your tool environment’s setup program is the file vside.<Culture>.exe located at the extraction path. Please refer to the VSX Developer Center and the readme file for more information on how to use the installer that contains the runtime components.

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