ArturKowalczyk

Hi,

I have installed Visual Studio 2005 Professional (MSDN Premium) - English, SQL Server 2005 Dev edition - English and during the installation of BizTalk 2006 Server Dev edition - English I cannot check the checkbox to install "Development Tools and SDK" because it is disabled. I am using Windows 2003 Server.

I will be grateful for any suggestions.

Artur Kowalczyk



Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

Tomas Restrepo

Artur,

DId you install Visual Studio 2005 completely Maybe a missing component can cause that (for example, I believe you'll see this if you don't install Visual C#).





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

ArturKowalczyk

Thanks for your reply. Sorry for not having replied correctly the first time.

Yes, I chose full installation option of VS 2005. However I am still examining other necessary prerequisites. For example, I downloaded BtsRedistW2k3EN32.cab file that contained prerequisites and selected the proper installation of prerequisites option but it seams that ADOMD.NET 9.0 wasn't still installed.

I have found some information on the net that VS and BizTalk have to be the same language versions (which is the case I have) otherwise you are getting the same effect of greyed checkbox.

Any other suggestions

Artur Kowalczyk





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

Tomas Restrepo

Artur,
I don't think prerequisites would be the problem. You mention languange versions; do they match, by any chance, the OS version I'm not sure if this might make a difference, but you never know.





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

SaravanaKumar_1977

Hi,

Are you doing custom installation or default installation If you have visual studio installaed in your machine, and install the Default installation, it will automatically install the development tools and sdk.

Can you repair the VS 2005 installation and restart the machine, then try BizTalk installation (default installation)

Thanks,

Sarbillgates





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

ArturKowalczyk

Hi Tomas,

I have installed only english versions taken from "Visual Studio 2005 Professional + MSDN Premium" package.

Artur Kowalczyk





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

ArturKowalczyk

Hi Kumar,

I have uninstalled BizTalk and repaired Visual Studio 2005. I tried to proceed with the default installation of BizTalk but after License Agreement page the install takes me directly to Component Installation page where I have the same problem as previously: I cannot select Developer Tools and SDK.

Artur Kowalczyk





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

Jens-Uwe Thieme

Hello,

I have the same problems with my system:

- vista business

- vs2005 with the vista extensions (.NET framework is 2.0.50727)

any hints

Jens-Uwe





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

Leonid Ganeline

I had the same problem. The answer was as Tomas said in VS. It was installed without C#. Sad You can see this as you create new project and cannot choose the C# template.
After reinstalling VS with C# the checkbox was enabled.





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

ArturKowalczyk

Yes I think I know how to circumvene it. The problem is that different products try to integrate with Visual Studio 2005, .NET framework itself among them.

So, if any of such products has been already installed it might have already created Visual Studio directory in your default %ProgramFiles% and possibly created a few registry entries. This happened in my case and I later installed Visual Studio on different drive and had all these problems because BizTalk couldn't detect VS properly. In order to resolve it I had to uninstall VS and unfortunately install it on C: and then BizTalk suddenly was able to detect VS and exposed the setup option Development Tools and SDK.

I think that you can try and install VS somewhere else than C: and then still be able to have all the options available if you reset the %ProgramFiles% system variable to some different value as soon as possible, preferably right just after the fresh install of Windows. It won't be easy with the new Windows since it installs .NET framework. Maybe there is an opportunity then to set the %ProgramFiles% system variable during the installation process.

Hope that is going to ease your pain a little





Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

Sibella

Hi,

I Had the same Problem and i have read the Message of Arthur but i dont understand very well what i have to do

I have Visual Studio and Biztalk Dev .Edition on C:, do you mean i have do desinstall VS and reinstall it on C and then Biztalk can detect it and the expose the Option of SDK Tools

I hang since three weeks ....I couldnt understand what happened

Hope that you have any Suggestion or Idee






Re: BizTalk R2 General Disabled checkbox "Development Tools and SDK" during installation of BizTalk Server 2006 Dev edition

Karloff

As mentioned by others in this thread, check that following requirements are met:
  1. You have installed Visual Studio 2003 (if you use BizTalk 2004) or Visual Studio 2005 (if you use BizTalk 2006) with C#. Open Visual Studio and check if you can create a C# project - if yes, good. If no, run VS installer and install the C# component.
  2. You installed .NET framework, Visual Studio, and BizTalk to their default locations on the C: drive - I never play around or change these install locations as it usually messes up things badly somewhere along the lines. If you have all those in default locations, good. if not, uninstall BizTalk, uninstall VS and try again. You may have to clean up your registry if any of these uninstalls leave entries behind.
  3. Not sure if language locale affects BizTalk and VS, but I'd have the same locale for both, e.g. all english or all german.
If none of that helps, grab a Virtual PC copy and perform a clean install (highly recommended anyway if that's your development environment for BizTalk) and make sure to leave default installation paths in order as well as installing the C# option for VS (default VS installation option does that).