Getting a Clean Install of Visual Studio 2010 and the Win 7.1 SDK on Win 10 and Using It from Visual Studio 2019
I found this process extremely laborious and full of dead-ends. I had to combine several processes found on the internet into one procedure. This is probably missing a few steps. I hope it's helpful to people googling for this. If I'm missing steps please leave comments.
The Surgical Procedure
- Uninstall any existing
2010-related packages (both x86 as well as x64) from
Programs and Featuresor
Add or Remove Programs. Uninstall the components in the order laid out by this MSDN docs section.
- Recursively delete all the following registry keys, if they exist: