An update is available for Visual Studio 2010 to support website publishing by using the Web Deploy tool

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An update is available for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 to add an extension point in order to support website publishing by using the Microsoft Web Deploy tool.

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

File Information

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about how to download the Web Deployment Projects tool, go to the following Microsoft website:
Download Web Deployment Projects tool
For more information about deployment for website projects, go to the following MSDN website:
General information about deployment for website projects


Article ID: 2748141 - Last Review: October 17, 2012 - Revision: 3.1
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