VS2003.NET installation problems
I'm having trouble with re-installing VS2003.NET. I did a full uninstall, then reinstalled. Upon startup it keeps popping up a progress dialog saying it's finishing the installation, then exits. It's a similar dialog to the one that appears when you use an optional part of Office.. I even tried to delete all registry entries for Visual Studio (local machine+user) and reinstalling - again, no luck.
Make sure all prerequisites are also uninstalled - the J# redistributable, .Net Framework versions, etc. That's cleared up problems for me in the past.
Just to close this issue also here on this forum, the problem was with a file called MSO.DLL. It is shared between Office and Visual Studio and VS apparently doesn't like some versions of it. Deleted it and let VS install it's own version. Problem solved.
The loads of fun doing the install for VS. It seems to become harder to install each new realease. I've figured it out I think though. The problem as someone so elegantely mentioned is that you have to insure you correct prelimary installs before you can install VS.
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