License terms for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Pre-Release (Beta 2 & RC)

This page contains information on important updates to the license terms of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and RC Releases
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      The following are updates to the license terms included with Visual Studio 2010 Product Family Pre-Release (Beta 2 & RC Releases). Please refer to the license installed with your software for additional information.

        Redist Section

        Additional Distributable Code for Visual Studio 2010 Pre-Release

        This is the "REDIST list" that is referenced in the "Distributable Code" section of the Microsoft Software License Terms for certain SKUs of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Pre-Release (the "software"). Please check the License Terms to your particular Visual Studio 2010 Pre-Release SKU to determine whether those Terms reference this REDIST list. If you have a valid copy of such software, you may copy and distribute the object code form of the files listed below, subject to the software's License Terms and to the additional terms or conditions (if any) indicated below.


        Subject to the license terms for the software, the following .EXE files may be distributed unmodified:
        • VisualBasicPowerPacksSetup.exe
        • ResGen.exe

        If your copy of the software, includes the following files, then you may also install copies of these files onto your build machines solely for the purpose of compiling and building your programs:


        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.Modeling.Sdk.10.0.dll
        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Designers.Models.dll
        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Designers.Models.Features.dll
        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Designers.Models.Packages.dll
        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.dll
        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.targets
        • Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.Tasks.dll

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2003

        Please refer to the system requirements for the version of Visual Studio 2010, Team Foundation Server 2010 or .NET Framework 4 you have installed.
    • Included in this download are copies of the licenses that are installed with the Beta 2 and RC versions of the Visual Studio 2010 Product Family, Team Foundation Server 2010 and .NET Framework 4 products. No changes have been made to the content of these licenses; they are provided here for your reference.

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