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Visual Studio Safe Mode

Versions:  2008,2010
Published:  11/15/2010
Code:  vstipEnv0050


Occasionally you will have a situation where Visual Studio may not start up correctly or at all.  One thing that may help is starting up in Safe Mode.  It's easy to do, just go to the Visual Studio Command Prompt and type in "devenv.exe /SafeMode":




When Visual Studio starts up it will prevent all third-party VSPackages from loading which may ensure a good load.