Visual Studio 2013 License Prerelease Software License has Expired

I seriously do not know how can the prerelease license for Visual Studio 2013 can be expired. The prerelease of Visual Studio only for MVPs and it should not need to expire it.

I spent more than 1 hour to install the VS 2013 then after that I could not use it. If you need to uninstall all the components that have been added during the unusable installation then would be nightmare.

Luckily I have a RTM iso. I spent another more than 1 hour time to Repair it and somehow it worked.

So I believe if you hit the same problem Do not uninstall and just Repair using the latest iso for Visual Studio. Good luck!


About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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