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  1. Visual Studio 2010 express is needed

    There are people like myself that are working with computers with older Operative Sistems and we can't update to newer ones (because my boss/intern instructor won't let us update it) so we need Visual Studio that is compatible with those Operative Sistems (such as Windows Vista). Seriously my work is on hold because i can't use Visual Studio so my work is being injured over this.

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    Thank you for your feedback. In response to customer suggestions, we created Visual Studio Community. This fully featured edition of Visual Studio is free for individual developers, open source projects, academic research, education, and small professional teams. For more information, see

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