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Visual Studio 2015 Support | Visual Studio 2018-01-10T08:22:01+00:00

Visual Studio 2015 FAQ

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I received the error “Microsoft Visual Studio Professional is required, but it is not installed on this computer. Please install it and retry.”

Symptom

When attempting to install a Visual Studio update or development tool your receive the error "Microsoft Visual Studio Professional is required, but it is not installed on this computer. Please install it and retry."

Resolution

This error often means that you are trying to install a program that depends on Microsoft Visual Studio Professional and it has not been detected by the program's installer. To resolve this error check to make sure that your machine meets the pre-requisites of the program or component you are trying to install.

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