I too often find it easier to download than to sort out the physical
media. In this case the 2005 version wasn't posted so I was stuck
trying to understand the pile of media.
At 10:52 AM 3/20/2006, Burns, Jennifer wrote:
>I can't speak to visual studio in particular, but I find the media sets
>difficult to maintain in general. Most of our distribution is now
>My solution has been to go to the Microsoft licensing site and download
>the product and then burn to disk or upload to server as required. That
>might be the fastest thing to do..
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>Subject: [LICENSING] Media question - Visual Studio 2005
>A question for those who deal with maintaining the media library. Am
>I missing something or is it sometimes very difficult to determine
>what is what with regard to media? I have a client who purchased a
>license for Visual Studio 2005, Microsoft part number C5E-00170. I
>have media for Visual Studio 2005 but there are 50 disks and none are
>labeled in such a way that I can build sets based on version. When I
>use the license to media mapping function via the volume licensing
>services page I find that the CD kit is part number C5E-00076. None
>of the 50 CDs I have show this number either on the CD label or on
>the back of the sleeve where it says "media set."
>This is usually not a problem with 1 and 2 disk media sets but this
>one is just monstrous. Anyone out there actually familiar with the
>product install and able to save me the hours it will take to unravel
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