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VS2008 Crash + Can't disable add-in

mikebridgemikebridge Posts: 19
edited January 15, 2010 4:46AM in SQL Prompt Previous Versions

I'm evaluating SQL Prompt ( and I found that after installing it, VS2008 crashes when I try to open a solution. I don't want to use SQL Prompt in Visual Studio anyway, so I tried disabling it in the Add-in Manager. However, when I de-select the left-most checkbox (under "Available add-ins") it keeps coming back.

How do I uninstall it from VS2008 entirely? I only want to use it in SQL Server Management Studio.




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    Anu DAnu D Posts: 876 Silver 3
    Thanks for your post Mike.

    You can do the following to ensure that SQL Prompt will not re-appear in the menu for VS upon startup:

    1) Open up VS and go to Tools > Add In Manager
    2) Uncheck SQL Prompt both as an available add in and startup, click ok
    3) Go to Tools > Customize
    4) Drag the SQL Prompt menu icon away from the menu bar, and it should disappear.
    5) Restart VS, and SQL Prompt should be gone from there, but not SSMS

    Kindly let me know if this fixes the issue.
    Anuradha Deshpande
    Product Support
    Redgate Software Ltd.
    E-mail: support@red-gate.com
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