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Product: Visual Studio .NET Integrated Developer Environment (IDE)
Company: Microsoft
Estimated Street Price: See Pricing
Review By: Roy J. Salisbury


Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Setup & Installation
3: Pricing & System Requirements
4: Customizable Interface

5: Code Editor & Designer
6: Help System & Debugging
7: Additional Tools
8: Conclusion

There are three different editions of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET: Professional, Enterprise Developer and Enterprise Architect. Here are their respective prices:

Professional Edition:

Full: $1,079
Upgrade: $549

Enterprise Developer Edition:

Full: $1,799
Upgrade: $1,079

Enterprise Architect Edition:

Full: $2,499
Edition: $1,799

System Requirements

PC with a Pentium II-class processor, 450 megahertz (MHz)

Operating System
Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 or later operating system

Minimum RAM Requirements
Microsoft Windows® XP Professional: 160 megabytes (MB) of RAM
Windows 2000 Professional: 96 MB of RAM
Windows 2000 Server: 192 MB of RAM
Windows NT 4.0 Workstation: 64 MB of RAM
Windows NT 4.0 Server: 160 MB of RAM

Hard Disk

Standard Edition
2.5 gigabytes (GB) on installation drive, which includes 500 MB on system drive

Professional and Enterprise Editions
3.5 GB on installation drive, which includes 500 MB on system drive

CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive

Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution monitor with 256 colors

Input Device
Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device


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