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Friday, April 3, 2009

What is *.VSHOst.exe and *.VSHost.exe.config

When we compile a windows application(forms or sevice) in VS 2005 or VS 2008 then we see that there is a *.vshost.exe and *.vshost.exe.config file generated in the bin folder. And we wonder what are these files and why are they generated. Here (http://blogs.msdn.com/dtemp/archive/2004/08/17/215764.aspx) is the anser. In short they are there to provide support for improved F5 performance, partial trust debugging, and design time expression evaluation.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the quick explanation and link. (Sometimes the chaff a search returns...)

Thu Aug 06, 08:09:00 PM  

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