My start page for VB.NET 2005 went missing this morning. The URL was pointing to http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=45331&clcid=409, which no longer works. I replaced this link with the following RSS feed:
You can change this setting in Visual Studio 2005, by clicking on Tools, Options, expanding the Environment tab, selecting Startup, then change the Start Page news channel link.
I don’t know if Microsoft broke this on purpose or if it is a temporary issue.