QTP/UFT support tip: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Shell Service Pack 1 is missing
There are some times where you are trying to install the extensibility accelerator of Quick Test Professional(QTP) and this message appears "Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Shell Service Pack 1 is missing on this machine, Please install all missing prerequisites and run this installation again."
As the message mention this happens since the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Shell Service Pack 1 is not installed
In order to ensure this prerequisite will be installed access the machine with full administrator rights.
Open the QTP DVD or installation package.
Access the folders "Extensibility and ToolkitsExtAccToolEN"
Launch the setup.exe
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