I just upgraded to windows 7, I installed Visual Studio 2005 Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Visual Studio Compatibility Last response: March 8, 2010 5:20 PM in Windows 7 Share Rhonda_57 March 5, 2010 6:55:11 PM I cannot open or run my projects for school. I keep getting an error saying Visual Studio 2005 is not compatible w/win7 I tried to download the service pack and it won't let me. Help. More about : upgraded windows installed visual studio 2005 sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 March 5, 2010 7:36:38 PM I'm not familiar with VS2005 - I know VS2008 works fine in Win7, though. If you have Win7 Pro or Ultimate versions you could download and install the "XP Mode" feature which lets you run programs in an XP virtual machine. Scotteq a b $ Windows 7 March 5, 2010 7:53:24 PM Rhonda_57 said:I cannot open or run my projects for school. I keep getting an error saying Visual Studio 2005 is not compatible w/win7 I tried to download the service pack and it won't let me. Help. Run it in a VM on XP. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer isamuelson a b $ Windows 7 March 8, 2010 5:20:50 PM Go here -> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa948853.aspx and follow the instructions. You can use VS 2005 under Vista/Windows 7. Also, be sure you are running as administrator when installing these. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumInstalling visual studio2005 on windows7 ForumVisual studio 2008 on su4100 ForumPinnacle studio 14 changed from vista to windows 7 ForumWindows 7 , Photoshop, Visual Studio Developer on SSD ForumDeveloper Rig - Visual Studio 2005 - Suggestions? ForumCore i 7 920 vs. Core 2 Quad Q9400 in Visual Studio ? ForumUnable to install Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 ... ForumThis this spec excessive for Visual Studio 2008? ForumVisual Studio 4.0 Setup Q ForumCompaq visual fortran on win 7 64bit ForumVisual basic 2008 wond install on my windows 7 ForumNetbook, MS visual studio , Ms SQL server ForumFS: Microsoft Windows XP Pro, Visual Studio .NET Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumScangear driver for windows 7. 64bit ForumAny hope for installing Windows 7? ForumPackard bell diamond 1200 and windows 7 ForumSoundmax audio driver for windows 7 ForumBooting message error windows 7 ForumWindows 7 and ram issues More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !