visual studio 2008 on windows 8
Posted on 2014-03-06
I'm installing visual studio 2008 pro with sp1 on windows 8.
I have a few web projects under vs2008 sp1 on windows xp. I want to get rid of this xp machine.
when I install vs2008 on windows 8, I get warnings of compatibility when it hits installing sql 2005 express. It shows two options, 'get help online' and 'install without getting help'. I chose the latter to finish installation.
How do I replace this sql 2005 express with sql 2008 express, will visual studio 2008 recognize the new sql 2008 if I do that?
Also, how do I make sure my web projects' database also converted to the replaced sql 2008?