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What version of VSExtensions for WSS is needed if our dev environment is changing from VS2008 to VS2

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
We currently are using VS2008 with WSS3.0 SP2 and the VSE1.2 installed. We will be converting to VS2010 in the next couple of days, so my question is -- do we still need to install WSS3.0 SP2 and VSeWSSv1.2?  My guess is that we would still need to install WSS3.0 SP2, but not sure about the VSeWSSv1.2... Any guidance would be much appreciated.

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