Visual Studio 2010 is faster if the Windows Automation API 3.0 is installed

Does your Visual Studio 2010 run slow ?

Here’s David Berg , in his Developer Division Performance Engineering blog explains how to make your VisualStudio 2010 run faster on Windows XP machine by installing the new version of the Windows Automation API.

This installation will speed up the display and processing of the intellisense .

The Update is available for the X64 and X86 versions of the following versions of Operating System

  • x64 based versions of Windows Server 2003
  • x86 and x64based versions of Windows Server 2008
  • x86 and x64 based versions of Windows Vista
  • x86-based versions of Windows XP

You can find more information on this from David’s Blog Topic Visual Studio 2010 runs faster when the Windows Automation API 3.0 is installed

I have a System with 4 GB RAM and have recently installed the Windows Automation API update .

I am still waiting to see how it will improve the performance and will update my blog accordingly