Tuesday, February 3, 2015

How to fix the Visual Studio 2012 Error 'An incompatible DacFx version is installed'

In this article we see How to fix the Visual Studio 2012 Error   'An incompatible DacFx version is installed'.

How to fix the Visual Studio 2012 Error   'An incompatible DacFx version is installed'



 How to fix the Visual Studio 2012 Error   'An incompatible DacFx version is installed'


This error is originated in Visual Studio 2012 , when trying to open a database on the
Server Explorer , clicking the "Show table Data" :


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The solution for the problem is installing the SSDT - Sql Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2012 : the SSDT is a tool to make easy for programmers to edit database objects and data, to execute queries, or to perform database design from within the Visual Studio environment.



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Browse to the Microsoft Data Developer Center and download the SSDT :

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After the download, run the install file as Administrator:

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Restart the Visual Studio 2012 and try again to perform some edit to a database:

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This time you could open the table designers or edit the table's data:


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That's all!!!!


By Carmel Shvartzman

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