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VS2010 Lost toolbox tabs

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi All: I was trying to install the AjaxControlToolkit 4 on Win7Pro with VS2010 and VWD2010 installed. I thought I followed the installation instructions properly: open toolbox, right-click to add a new tab, "choose items" and browse to the ajax dll.

Now all my toolbox tabs are gone, except for "General", which is empty. I've tried resetting, reinstalling VWD (which reinstalled .NET4 framework, etc.), deleting all the "TBD" cache files, rerunning "setup" and "resetdefaults" from the command line, but nada...everything is still gone.

If I select "choose items", all the familiar toolbox controls show up with checkmarks, but they are missing from the toolbox itself. If I select "show all" everything missing shows up, but is greyed out.

I must be missing something simple, but as the hours tick by I'm just running into the same recommendations over and over. Any hints?

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