Installation of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 fails with error ‘The pipe is being closed’

ISSUE DESCRIPTION: Installation of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 fails with error ‘The pipe is being closed’ ENVIRONMENT: Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64) Windows 8 (x86 and x64) Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) Windows Server 2012 (x64) SYMPTOM: The Installation of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 fails with errors ‘The pipe is being closed’…

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