how to backup Microsoft visual studio 2015


  • Hi..

    recently i have downloaded Microsoft visual 2015. It work well, but i have to installed it in many computer and it is not possible to download it for each and every computer so i am searching a way, so that i can install it to other computers.

    Since i have already downloaded all files in my personal PC i tried to direct copy its installed files from program files but failed....

    please suggest me a way... to install visual 2015 from one pc to another..\


    Tuesday, January 12, 2016 12:50 PM


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  • I think that the typical way is different: you should download “ISO” file instead of small “Web Installer” (can be found in Downloads page:, then mount it on target machines, and then install the product from the mounted disk.

    Or you can download the “Web Installer”, but start it with “/layout” command line parameter. It will then download all of the installation files. See Downloading Visual Studio for Offline Installation:

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:37 PM
  • Thanks... for your suggestion...
    Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:26 PM
  • Thanks for Viorel_'s help.

    Hi Akash sharma2250,

    Since it is a real question, so I help you change the thread type to be a question, Since Viorel_'s reply was helpful for you, if possible, you could make it as the answer, so it would be helpful for other members who get the same issue to research and find the answer directly.

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