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  1. Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 is very slow. Please do something about it.

    Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 is very slow. Please do something about it.

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  2. Allow specifying a whitelist of Version Control paths that I want CodeLens to index

    The CodeLens feature is great, but I had to disable it in our main team project collection because this feature impacted our server in such a way that its database was growing out of control. My metrics revealed that I had 3.2 TB of CodeSense files (number of files: 13,199,733) against only 170 GB of VersionControl files (number of files: 1,169,366). Maybe it has something to do with the fact that we're working extensively with dev branches.

    That being said, the "tfsconfig codeindex" command allows TFS administrators to configure a blacklist for a given team project collection (i.e. option /ignorelist).…

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  4. Have it please not take a million years to ******* install

    I don't know I thought it was pretty self-explanatory.

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  5. Visual Studio 2015 Community is very slow on starting

    on right-clicking on a text file to load it with Visual Studio 2015 it takes a Long time, although nothing else than the text Editor is required to process that file. there should be some optional start-up Switches, which avoid azure/Cloud/etc... loading when not explicitely needed.
    the fast-Launch Option is already checked, but ist slow anyway

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  6. Deploy only files that changed

    I sometimes need to deploy a mvc mobile app to a server to test it out on a phone or two. The current deployment option upload the complete app each time to a external server. This can take 15 minutes or more. Only a couple of files are updated. The buck of the upload is redundant.

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  7. Close Visual Studio On Update From IDE

    When the end user performs a VS update from Visual Studio, is it possible to have the update window close as well as Visual Studio so that the installer can get right to the update?

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  8. Make the download a lot faster.

    I suggest that you find a way to make the download a little easier to find and try and find a way to make the process a lot faster.

    13 votes
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  9. stop contacting 'Visual Studio Team Services' when no logon info is available

    stop contacting 'Visual Studio Team Services' when no logon info is available

    trying to contact will always result in an unneeded delay, and in the message:
    We were unable to automatically populate your Visual Studio Team Services accounts.

    The following error was encountered: TF400813: Resource not available for anonymous access. Client authentication required.

    11 votes
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  10. 10 votes
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  11. VS is busy - Multiple Windows

    Often getting VS is busy message. Though it is because IDE/Team Explorer tries to access TFS data to display, it would have been nice to have ability to interact with other sections/windows of VS (code editor etc.) Instead currently the IDE in whole is not responding.

    VS 2015 Enterprise

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  12. Stop closing performance bugs that are not fixed

    I've encountered many performance bugs closed for various nonsensical reasons. Can't reproduce it? You can't reproduce bugs that are complained about everywhere on the internet? Just do a web search for visual studio 2017 performance and you will get pages of results of people reporting horrible performance problems. You should add a new close reason in your bug tracker: "Don't care, didn't even try to reproduce it".

    9 votes
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  13. Auto hiding of Solution explorer is annoying after rebuilding a project.

    Auto hiding of Solution explorer is annoying after rebuilding a project
    It should be there as it was in visual studio 2012

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  14. make the install take quicker

    I think I said it all above

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  15. visual studio updater is a hog

    let people select and setup the features they want to install
    download them in the background so people can work at the sane time
    notity when ready
    ms updates are wasting away millions of man hours

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  18. Make XAML designer only update when saving.

    Currently the designer tries to interpret the XAML all the time causing Visual Studio to hang for short periods of time.

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  19. Build - Allow Changing Output of Multiple Projects to save time

    I would love a setting to be able to set all projects to a common build output as per https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms165411.aspx

    We have 100+ projects in our solution, and ~50 nuget packages in some projects, therefore building the whole solution takes a long time! A lot of that time is spent on just copying files from one location to another! Even on an SSD!

    As I am in a enterprise environment, we cannot turn off Anti-Virus, and therefore each copy causes the AntiVirus to kick and also use up Disk IO + CPU to scan that library! Making it even slower!

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  20. Have you seen what ScriptedSandbox64 is doing? Run TechNet ProcessMonitor and see!

    ScriptedSandbox is basically going crazy reading internet explorer registry keys endlessly, whenever Visual Studio is debugging. Is it really necessary to query the HttpUploadSize hundreds of times per second? Consider caching it and using RegNotifyChangeKeyValue if you are REALLY concerned picking up changes (as if that would be changed, smh). Disappointed.

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