About Dialog Box (Visual Studio)

The About dialog box provides product information and allows you to access information about the computer the product is running on. This dialog box is available on the Help menu. For more information, see the Visual Studio 2010 Readme on the Visual Studio Developer Center Web site.


The dialog boxes and menu commands you see might differ from those described in Help depending on your active settings or edition. To change your settings, choose Import and Export Settings on the Tools menu. For more information, see Working with Settings.


Displays a Web page with information about how to upgrade your current edition.

Version information

Provides product version information for the installed edition as well as the .NET Framework.

Installed products

Lists the name and product identification number for each item installed.

Copy Info

Copies the selected product name and identification number from the Installed Products box to the system clipboard.

Product details

Provides the selected product's icon and a brief description of the product, if a description exists.

System Info

Displays the Windows System Information dialog box, which contains information about the current machine, such as operating system, processor, and memory.

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