find not working in visual studio

Find option is not working in the visual studio environment. solved this issue follow the below steps.

steps :

1) open the visual studio in safe mode using command devenv/safemode

go to command prompt and type your visual studio path. in my pc is

” C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE ”

run above code and check.

it work then the problem either the cause should be third-party applications, services or Visual Studio Add-ins.

if find is not working yet then follow the 2nd step.

2) open the command prompt and type your visual studio path. in my pc is

” C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE ”

type below code : devenv /resetsettings

this command is Restores Visual Studio default settings.

now check in the Visual Studio.

Thnx

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8 comments

  1. it is saying another instance of visual studio is running..

    i cant manage to run the program by preesing f5 key or pressing the green symbol on my keyboard..

  2. Girish Lingappa · · Reply

    Thanks. It saved me a lot of trouble on a tight schedule.

  3. Thanks..

  4. Prince Mathew · · Reply

    Thanks a lot…

  5. Sreetama · · Reply

    Thanks a lot..It worked..!!

  6. thank u. this worked for me.

  7. A much easier option worked for me: Go to your Visual studio menu -> Window -> Reset window layout and your find window magically appears 🙂

  8. Thanks a lot 🙂

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