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I have installed SharePoint server 2013 on my dev machine and it is working fine when I login as an administrator. and after that I installed Visual studio 2012 professional on the same machine. But seems that Visual Studio did not find SharePoint automatically , as when I tried to create a new SharePoint project from Visual Studio, the following error was raised “A SharePoint server is not installed in this computer ”.

Can anyone advice?


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Since Visual Studio 2012 was released before the updated version of SharePoint there (were) some post install updates that had to be run. I believe at this point, everything is bundled into VS 2012 Update 2 which was released recently.

You may also need to install the Office Developer Tools for VS 2012:

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