Code4IT Notes

Short tips, useful for quick access.

How to open Visual Studio in a Sandbox on Windows?


To run Visual Studio without all the configurations, themes, and references to user settings, you need to run an instance in a sandbox.

On Windows, open a Powershell or the VS2022 Developer Console:

VS2022 Developer console

and type

devenv /RootSuffix NameYouWantToDisplay

NameYouWantToDisplay is the name that will appear on the top-right corner.

Visual Studio name appears on the top-right corner

Then, you can change the theme by navigating Tools>Options>Environment>General.

More info at Use Visual Studio in Presentation Mode 🔗