How to disable/tweak intellisense in VS2005?

I can’t just bear the intellisense of VS2005. So went out to find ways to disable this feature since I have another intellisense (you know right?) πŸ˜‰ package from a private vendor.

Here are some ways to disable this feature in VS2005…

  1. Rename Program FilesMicrosoft Visual Studio 8VCvcpackagesfeacp.dll
    I’ve renamed it to “feacp.dll.renamed_to_disable_intellisense”. Hehe
  2. Open .ncb file of your project exclusively and then open your solution. You will get a warning which you will enjoy seeing. Take a look

Helped me a lot. Hope Microsoft(r) fixes this crap soon!! 😐 Sometimes I do wonder, didn’t they test this at all ? πŸ™

Most probably you can do the same in VS2008. But not everybody is as lucky as I am. I have another intellisense software but don’t know whether others have the same option.

[Update]
http://blogs.msdn.com/vcblog/archive/2007/11/19/controlling-intellisense-through-macros.aspx
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3 thoughts on “How to disable/tweak intellisense in VS2005?

  1. This was very helpfull. Thanks a lot. I hope it does not have any other side effects.

    Regards
    Anand Srivastava

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