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Report Server project in VS2008 and VS2010

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi All,

I cannot open my VS2008 Report Server project after installing VS2010 and Framework 4.0 on my machine. How to run those reports now? I still have VS 2008 installed.. Please suggest..

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