Visual Studio Setup and Installation


System Requirement

.NET Framework

.NET Framework System Requirements

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/8z6watww.aspx

Visual Studio .NET

Visual Studio .NET System Requirements

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4c26cc39(VS.71).aspx

Visual Studio 2005

Visual Studio 2005 System Requirements

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4c26cc39(VS.80).aspx

Visual Studio 2005 Team System Requirements

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms252568(VS.80).aspx

Visual Studio 2008

Visual Studio 2008 System Requirements

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4c26cc39.aspx

See the readme file in the root directory of the Visual Studio 2008 installation media, or on the Internet at Readme: Visual Studio 2008.

Visual Studio 2008 Team System Requirements

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms252568.aspx

Visual Studio 2010 System Requirements

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 Readme:

http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/A/0/7A023209-096F-4F7D-B2BC-831ECC68FF5B/VS2010Beta1Readme.htm

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Readme:

http://download.microsoft.com/download/B/5/3/B5379D88-51D7-4240-9423-CE1427502784/VS2010Beta2Readme.htm

Visual Studio 2010 RC Readme:

http://download.microsoft.com/download/A/F/F/AFFE9A0D-E43C-4402-99C1-DD4E0E58AB60/VS2010RCReadme.htm

Best Practice to install Visual Studio

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/60f71a54-506e-4c70-be98-e993ce6d1ddf/

How to Troubleshoot

.NET Framework Troubleshooting

Unified .NET Framework Troubleshooting Guide

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/articles/454956.aspx

How to verify .NET Framework installation

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/f3f4a75b-9b7d-444d-aa4f-6c01d6f62f72#NET_Framework_verification

Visual Studio 2005 Troubleshooting

Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework 2.0 Setup Troubleshooting Guide

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/articles/492809.aspx

How to troubleshoot the installation of Visual Studio 2005

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/0376db8f-4761-4ae5-9af2-98c53216318a#How_to_troubleshoot_the_installation

Visual Studio 2008 Troubleshooting

What are the tips for troubleshooting Visual Studio 2008 setup problems?

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/0376db8f-4761-4ae5-9af2-98c53216318a#How_to_overcome_Visual_Studio_2008___

How to diagnose Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 setup issues with setup Logs

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/0376db8f-4761-4ae5-9af2-98c53216318a#How_to_diagnoseVS2008_NETFramework_logs

Visual Studio 2008 Setup Troubleshooting Guide

http://blogs.msdn.com/varungupta/archive/2007/12/04/visual-studio-2008-setup-troubleshooting-guide.aspx

Visual Studio and .NET Framework Installation Tips

http://blogs.msdn.com/msdnforum/archive/2010/03/06/visual-studio-and-net-framework-installation-tips.aspx

Troubleshooting Tools

Collection Tool

http://blogs.msdn.com/heaths/archive/2008/05/09/visual-studio-and-net-log-collection-utility.aspx

.NET Framework Verification Tool

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/pages/8999004.aspx

.NET Framework Cleanup Tool

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/pages/8904493.aspx

Windows Installer CleanUp Utility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301/en-us

Process Monitor

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx

How to troubleshoot

How to locate the cause of error code 1603 in a verbose MSI log file

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2005/08/01/446328.aspx

How to Interpret Windows Installer Logs

http://blogs.technet.com/richard_macdonald/archive/2007/04/02/How-to-Interpret-Windows-Installer-Logs.aspx

Common error code

Composite Installer is reporting 0x80070663

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/15ad04e8-1749-4eb4-bd09-4b5fd9f77d5f/

Error 5

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/ec14eb28-670d-446a-a83c-ad939025b15a

Error 87

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/c9d57fea-801b-4046-a626-89544dd3d190/?prof=required

Error 1304

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/c72e50cb-67b8-4e0f-8409-bdf472b43e22/

Error 1321

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/a2b272a7-ea99-4fef-ab33-929fd31e14d1/

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/69bf89a1-cd62-48d9-afd2-cac51cae480b/

Error 1330

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/9828a0cf-07db-47ff-8a72-998c2a0f31c2

Error 1402

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/9dcef871-1700-43c9-a168-4a52e60dfdcf/

Error 1601

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/e227dcb4-ebe5-4076-8957-6dd0807e7bdf

Error 1612

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-SG/Vsexpressinstall/thread/b6ef62f7-adec-4b15-bf67-40697d09d660

Error 1714

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/a4a42d9c-80d3-4edb-9a4a-c352c5788cda

Error 1719

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/47985137-8766-4fc3-a42d-e0d8c4f2b4d5

Error 1935

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2004/11/10/255346.aspx

HRESULT 0x800736B3

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/b67f7676-99f8-4ca2-bcbc-9fbb4b5e2e46

HRESULT 0x8002802F

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/48d600f7-70a0-4976-b7c6-31d28d44670b

HRESULT 0x80070002

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2005/02/01/364375.aspx

HRESULT 0x80070424

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/8dec5541-54ea-4d12-8a5c-37dba4db90f5

HRESULT 0x80070424

Error 2908

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2004/11/10/255346.aspx

Some Visual Studio command

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/xee0c8y7.aspx

How to remove Visual Studio

Remove .NET Framework

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/f3f4a75b-9b7d-444d-aa4f-6c01d6f62f72#How_to_remove_NET_framework

Remove Visual Studio 2005

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907965/en-us

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms246604(VS.80).aspx

Remove Visual Studio 2008

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms246604.aspx

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/vssetup/thread/0f8f41aa-a835-4f69-bc65-d9c563ff83a9

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FAQ

Visual Studio Setup FAQ

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/vssetup/thread/0376db8f-4761-4ae5-9af2-98c53216318a

.NET Framework Setup FAQ

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/netfxsetup/thread/f3f4a75b-9b7d-444d-aa4f-6c01d6f62f72

Blog

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http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronru/

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http://blogs.msdn.com/heaths/

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