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I have been running an application I developed in VS 2012.

I opened VS 2013 and ran the VS 2012 application from the 2012 Projects folder. The app ran without error.

Now I wish to import the application into VS 2013 and eventually uninstall VS 2012.

What guidance is available?

Thanks,
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by:Éric Moreau
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You can already uninstall VS 2012. The only thing you have to do to fully benefit from VS2013 is to change your targeted platform to 4.5.1
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by:Dovberman
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The recent list on VS2013 is pointing to the VS2012 Projects folder. Will I need to move the solution files to the VS2013 Projects folder?
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by:Éric Moreau
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you don't have to
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by:Dovberman
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I do not understand.  The folder in the Solution files list of 2013 is the VS2012 Projects folder.

If I uninstall VS2012, does the VS2012 Projects folder get deleted?
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Éric Moreau earned 300 total points
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uninstalling never deletes files that belongs to users. your projects and all their files belongs to you.

anyway it is never a good idea to save in the default location. almost everybody I know creates a folder like Dev or Projects or ...

Plus it is better if you have source control like the free http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/products/visual-studio-online-overview-vs.aspx
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by:Dovberman
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Yes, I have a Projects folder for VS2012 and another Projects folder for VS 2012.

Just to be safe, I will copy the solution files in Projects 2012 to Projects 2013.

This would accomplish a solution import from VS2012 to VS2013.

Thanks for the advice and for the source control app.
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by:Dovberman
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Thank you for the excellent advice.
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