Software Requirements for Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition Installation

 

Host Machine

Target Machine

Operating System Windows 7, Windows 8.1,
Windows HPC Server 2008
(32- or 64-bit)
Windows 7, Windows 8.1,
Windows HPC Server 2008
(32- or 64-bit)
Local debugging
(host and target on same machine)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Professional Edition or better

-or-

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Professional Edition or better

-or-

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 with SP1 Professional Edition or better
Same machine as host
Remote debugging
(host and target on different machines)
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Professional Edition or better

-or-

Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Professional Edition or better

-or-

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 with SP1 Professional Edition or better
.NET Framework 4.0

 

Troubleshooting Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition Installation

During the installation process, depending on the existing resources available on the system an incomplete installation of Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition may occur. Possible scenarios include the following.

  1. Nsight for Visual Studio 2013 will not be installed
  2. Nsight for Visual Studio 2012 will not be installed
  3. Nsight for Visual Studio 2010 will not be installed
  4. Nsight Monitor and HUD will not be installed

If these scenarios occur, the installer will display information during the installation detailing what will NOT be installed and possible reasons why.

 

For example: Nsight for Visual Studio 2012 will not be installed

Possible reason(s) for this scenario:

  1. Visual Studio 2012 is not installed

Example screenshots:

 

Solutions

Refer to the below list for possible troubleshooting solutions to the above-mentioned scenarios that may arise during installation. Click on the URL links to download and install the necessary software needed for Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition.

  1. Nsight for Visual Studio 2013 will not be installed
  2. Nsight for Visual Studio 2012 will not be installed
  3. Nsight for Visual Studio 2010 will not be installed
    • Visual Studio 2010 or better is not installed. Express edition is not supported due to lack of support for plugins.
  4. Nsight Monitor and HUD will not be installed