Restoring an old friend – Visual Studio 2008 Create GUID tool

Remember to recreate a link to guidgen.exe (Guid generator tool) after installing Visual Studio 2008. For some reason it’s no longer out of the box?

 

  1. Choose the Tools -> External Tools...
  2. Title: Create &GUID
  3. Click the Browse (…) button and find the guidgen.exe in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Bin\ folder.

See a better crafted posting with pretty pictures and idiot proof step-by-step guide@ http://karinebosch.wordpress.com/2009/05/28/create-guid-in-visual-studio-2008/

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  1. […] Create a new Guid replace the hyphens with underscores and add a “g_” to the beginning of the string g_45C819FD_FC4C_44e1_81DD_3AE4FCC34D37. […]

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