Open Visual Studio Specific version in Run Command

If the devenv.exe is associated with earlier version of visual studio, now you wish to change it to newer version of visual studio then just follow the below steps to achieve it.

  • Click Windows key + r
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-> Software->Microsoft->Windows->Current Version->App Paths->devenv.exe
  • Click on Default item to modify.
  • Grab the specific version of visual studio devenv.exe path you wished to open, then just replace this with already existing value for Data column
  • Once done, try to open Windows Key+r
  • Type devenv.exe , Yay!!! We got it.


Hope it helps you. Share your comments.


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