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Product Support and Accessibility

This section contains information about how to contact Microsoft product support, and also about the accessibility features of Visual Studio.

Accessibility for People with Disabilities

Learn more about the features, products, and services that make Visual Studio more accessible for people with disabilities.

Product Support

Learn about the ways you can contact Microsoft if you encounter problems when you are using Visual Studio.

Installing Visual Studio

Learn about the hardware requirements for Visual Studio and which features are available in each edition, and also other information.

Using Help in Visual Studio

Learn about the documentation conventions that are used to present information in Help, and also find tips for how to locate content.

Interacting with Other Developers

Learn about MSDN Forums, how to send feedback to Microsoft about the product or Help, and other information.

Security and User Permissions

Learn about the level of user rights that you must have to use this product.

Reference (Visual Studio)

Includes user interface reference, language reference, error message, and other reference topics that apply to all products that are hosted in the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE).