# Saturday, 29 May 2010
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This weekend I decided to update my VS 2008 Express with MVC2.  You can do this with the Web Platform Installer (WPI). In order to install MVC2 you do need to be on SP1 for VS 2008 Express.  Your version needs to be "9.0.30729.1 SP".

Installing with WPI is a breeze but in my case WPI stated it installed MVC2 successfully but I didn’t have the MVC2 Project as a choice in my project list.  I tried it a few times and I always received a successful install message but still only had the MVC1 project choice.

The fix for me was pretty simple.  I just downloaded and installed MVC2 directly from the download center.

Happy Coding!

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