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Visual Studio 2012 Update 2

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Originally posted to Chuck Walbourn's Blog on MSDN,

The second update to Visual Studio 2012 is now available for download. For full details, see the following blog posts: Visual Studio team blog, Somasegar’s blog, and Visual Studio ALM + Team Foundation Server blog.

See KB 2797912

Compiler and CRT

VS 2012 Update 2 includes a new version of the compiler (17.00.60315).

The C/C++ Runtime was not updated, so you should continue to use the VS 2012 Update 1 version (11.0.51106).

Graphics Diagnostics

VS 2012 Update 2 includes stability and performance improvements for the Graphics Diagnostics feature. This includes improved support for KB 2680838.

Windows XP developers: There have been some reported issues with using the “v110_xp” Platform Target with Update 2. This is fixed in Visual Studio 2012 Update 3.

Related: Visual Studio 2012 Update 1, Visual Studio 2012 Update 4