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How-To: Remove Code Snippets in Visual Studio 2010

June 1, 2011 Leave a comment

In this article I will show you how to remove a custom code snippet which is already installed in your Visual Studio 2010.

  1. Launch your Visual Studio.
    Start > All Programs > Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 > Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
  2. Click on Tools > Code Snippet Manager
    By default is Ctrl-K, Ctrl-B

    vs_codeSnippetManager

  3. Select your development language from the drop down list at the top-left of the pop-up window.

    vs_codeSnippetManager_2

  4. Custom installed snippets will be in the folder “My Code Snippets”. Click on the snippets and the location of the file in your computer is displayed at the Location bar. Copy the location and open it in Windows Explorer.

    vs_codeSnippetManager_3

  5. To remove snippets, navigate to the folder where the snippet file is located and just delete it. You can verify it again by re-launching the “Code Snippet Manager”.

Hope this simple tutorial helped you. Please leave your comments if you have any suggestions or comments.