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Visual Studio 2017 FAQ

This version of Windows is not supported. If you’re running Windows 8.0, try upgrading to Windows 8.1

Symptom

When attempting to install Visual Studio 2017, you receive the message: "This Version of Windows is not supported. If you are running Windows 8.0, try upgrading to Windows 8.1" Visual Studio 2017 minimum operating system requirement for Windows 8 computers is Windows 8.1.

Resolution

1. Follow instructions for upgrading to Windows 8.1.

You can download and install 8.1 from Microsoft Support for free.

2. Launch the Visual Studio installer again.

Visual Studio for Mac FAQ

This version of Windows is not supported. If you’re running Windows 8.0, try upgrading to Windows 8.1

Symptom

When attempting to install Visual Studio 2017, you receive the message: "This Version of Windows is not supported. If you are running Windows 8.0, try upgrading to Windows 8.1" Visual Studio 2017 minimum operating system requirement for Windows 8 computers is Windows 8.1.

Resolution

1. Follow instructions for upgrading to Windows 8.1.

You can download and install 8.1 from Microsoft Support for free.

2. Launch the Visual Studio installer again.

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