Using older Visual Studio compiler with newer Comminy edition.

Sharofiddin Pardayev 0 Reputation points

I was working on a Visual Studio 2010 project, and my evaluation period expired. I followed the link "Obtain a new key online" and there is no key to buy. I opened the project with vs 2019 community edition, and it is working well with the v100 toolset, which is installed by vs 2010 professional edition. Can I continue using vs 2019 this way, can I sell my product?

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  1. RLWA32 40,276 Reputation points

    Visual Studio 2010 has been out of support for several years. Additionally, it has not received security updates in a long time. Since your evaluation period has expired and the software is not licensed I doubt that using the vs 2010 tool set would comply with Microsoft licensing requirements. You should consider updating your application to use the VS 2019 tool set and also review the license agreement for VS Community 2019 at to determine if you meet its requirements for your intended use of the software.

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