Where the heck is Visual Studio Command Prompt?

You got answer on MSDN forums telling you to run devenv /ResetSettings in Visual Studio 2008 command prompt but after searching you computer you can’t find it. Where the heck is it?

Look at below picture, you will be able to find it easily.

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If it doesn’t help,

Visual Studio 2005
Start Menu -> All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio 2005 Command Prompt

Visual Studio 2008
Start Menu -> All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt

Visual Studio 2010
Start Menu -> All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio Command Prompt (2010)

9 thoughts on “Where the heck is Visual Studio Command Prompt?

  1. Sam

    there is no exe for visual studio command prompt it loads a bat file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC\vcvarsall.bat

  2. Ferry Meidianto Post author

    Hi tarun,

    There is no .exe file. The shortcut is pointing to .bat file.
    For example VS 2010 command prompt, when you check the shortcut property it points to %comspec% /k “”C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\VC\vcvarsall.bat”” x86

    Good luck!

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