FxCop Installation on Windows 8

FxCop is available ready to be installed in Windows 8 with Windows SDK version 6.0A. Below is the steps to install it. If you want to know more about this tool and performing code analysis, read the articles this and this.

Steps to install FxCop on Windows 8:

  1. Go to start screen.
  2. Type in fxco.
  3. In the search results you can see the Install Microsoft FxCop. Chick it. The other option is to got to All Apps screen and look for the shortcut icons under Microsoft Windows SDK.
  4. It will launch the Install setup screen.
  5. Follow the actions and install the application.
  6. Version 1.35 is now installed to your computer.
  7. Now go to start screen and type in fxco.
  8. You can see 3 results for the search.
  9. Click Microsoft FxCop 1.35.
  10. The application will launch along with a message. If you want to install the new version, then click Yes and continue. Otherwise click No and start using the tool.

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1 comment for “FxCop Installation on Windows 8

  1. April 3, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Or you can download it on CodePlex: https:// fxcopinstaller.codeplex.com

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