"Emby" <emby@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I'm running VS 2005 SP1 on XP Pro SP2 (soon to be SP3 :-) and I'm trying
> to determine whether the software produced in this environment is "Vista
> Compatible" - will it run without problems on Vista machines?
VS 2005 will run on Vista, with the VS 2005 SP for Vista applied.
> I've done quite a bit of searching, and everything I've found talks about
> making VS 2005 compatible to run on Vista - that is, to develop software
> on a Vista machine using VS 2005. Nothing appears to directly answer my
> question above.
You can do it, but you must beware that an application developed to use
Vista in some cases must use the must use the Vista Manifest.
> I certainly *want* to move to VS 2008 soon, but is that *required* in
> order to produce Vista compatible software?
Also with running and developing solutions in VS IDE, VS 200X must be
started an ran with Run as Administrator.