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Matt Roberts Rails and .NET November 2005 Entries
Installing Visual Studio 2005.....even more fun :)
If, like me, you installed both beta 1 and beta 2 of Visual Studio 2005, and then went to to *try* and install the final version of VS 2005, then how did you find it - did it work? For me, it was a nightmare!! I knew things were going wrong when the beta 2 uninstall tool crashed halfway through! I managed to get rif of beta 2, but after installing the final version, I had package load failures all over the place. I finally got it working today, after deleting assemblies from the gac, trashing my ......

Posted On Thursday, November 17, 2005 5:12 PM

Uninstalling SQL Server 2005 CTP.....fun!
Tried to install SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005...thought it would be easy....it wasn't! I had previously installed the CTP release of VS and SQL Server, so I went down the route of using the un-installer tool thats floating around to remove this lot. That's where it all started going bad... First of all, the uninstall tool looked like it was doing a good job, then it stopped responding. After a few hours I killed it and it looked like all had actually gone OK - in my add/remove programs ......

Posted On Sunday, November 6, 2005 2:26 PM

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