Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Visual Sourcesafe 2005 on Windows 8 64-bit

I was running into problems when I tried to install Visual Sourcesafe 2005 (VS2005) on Windows 8 (64-bit) environment. And yes, I know, Sourcesafe is out-dated, but I still have to use it :(.
Anyway, I searched around but didn't find a solution. So I tried it myself to work something out, and with luck (and it is actually something stupid easy...)
Just start the setup.exe of vs2005. You will run into the window 'Program Compatibility Assistant' (PCA), click on the option 'Run the program without getting help'.
You will get this PCA-window a couple of times, just continue clicking 'Run the program without getting help'. Finally you get in the ordinary installation procedure of VS2005 and you can install it as normal.
Once installed, it just works fine!

Edit: If it doesn't work, just verify if .NET framework 2.0 and 3.5 are installed (thanks Suren!)

Happy programming folks!


Suren Manawatta said...

no my friend it doesn't work. because your machine doesn't have installed version of framework 2.0 and 3.5.

you have to do this before your suggestion.

if windows update failed, follow this instructions to install the missing framework components.

Rob said...

Hi Suren,
Thanks for your adjustment! Actually, I didn't check which .NET frameworks I had (I now just did :) ). It seems that I have .NET framework 2.0 also installed (I didn't do it by myself, perhaps done during installation of one of the programs I have installed.

Juan Manuel Garrido said...

It´s working like a charm here (Windows 8 64 bits). Thank you Rob!

Suren Manawatta said...

Hi again,
If you encounter any problem with installing .Net framework 2.0, 3.5;

Use this command to install it
DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:d:\sources\sxs

NOTE: "d:" here is referring to your CD Rom mounted with Windows 8 installer DVD

More info:

Ramon E. Ritter said...

Thank you very much. Your tip helpe me a lot. I'm using Win 8.1.1 x64 e finally I can use the VSS 2005 again...

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