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Stop Splashing with –NoSplash


    Many times when I'm teaching a class or working with a group, they express frustration at the load time for SSMS or BIDS. This is easily optimized by Using the NoSplash Command. All you need to do is Right Click on the application for either BIDS or SSMS and select PROPERTIES.


    Then add <-nosplash> to the end of the path as shown below:



Posted by Wesley Brown on 18 December 2009

Yep! I've turned the dev's where I work on to this as well. It works great for Visual studio in general.

Posted by Steve Jones on 18 December 2009

Very handy, and a nice item to do right away after installation.

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