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Windows 8 support


Hi, I was wondering if you support Windows 8?
I'm running Windows 8 RTM Enterprise Edition x64 and I have Visual Studio 2008 SP1, 2010 SP1 and 2012 installed.
The installer ends gracefully (I run the x64 one for version 2.1), but when I right-click, I have weird behaviors:
on .sln and .csproj, nothing happens.
I renamed a .sln into .proj and I have the MSBuild menu, but no sub-entry
I renamed a .csproj into .proj, I have the MSBuild menu, but with only Help, About and Profile entries. Profile entry in turn has an empty sub-menu.
Note that the sample solution I examine was created with VS2010. But maybe having VS2012 installed modified things?

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icnocop wrote Sep 13, 2012 at 7:23 PM


Are there any relevant log entries in the windows event viewer?

Thank you.

wrote Sep 15, 2012 at 5:41 AM

odalet wrote Sep 15, 2012 at 6:45 PM

When I find time I may do some tests directly on the source code base.
I've downloaded it and managed to build though I had some difficulties doing so... (version mismatch for wix & shfb, windows 8 blocking execution...)
I may have a look at the code to try understand what happens...

I also noticed the extension was working with "real" .proj, by this I mean hand-made .proj, not renamed csproj.

odalet wrote Oct 26, 2012 at 8:57 AM

Hi, I just wanted to let you know I just installed MSBuildShellEx 2.1 x64 on another Win8 machine, and had no problem with this one... This means the issue I experience on my first machine is not easily reproducible.

wrote Feb 14, 2013 at 7:26 PM