Can't start visual studio


  • Greedings,

    I've tried to install Visual Studio, everything installs without any errors, but when i try to launch it, it prints many warnings and then it just crashes. I tried like literaly everything. I tried TotalUninstaller from Microsoft that deleted everything connected with Visual Studio and tired to install again, i've been googling these errors for ages and tried everything like devenv.exe /setup /resetsettings and so...

    These is ActivityLog that Visual Studio Created:

    i'll be greatful for any help.

    Thank you

    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 7:21 PM

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  • Hi Lukáš Chábek,

    Welcome to the MSDN forum.

    I have checked your log file and found some information as below:

    >> Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 version: 14.0.25420.1

    The latest VS version is 14.0.25431.01, you can try to install the latest update for VS 2015 update 3 from here and check this issue again.

    >> LegacySitePackage failed for package [CommonAzureToolsPackage]Source

    There are some packages failed in the log file and I found some similar issue like this, please have a try with delete the following folders:

    •C:\Users\<your users name>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0

    •C:\Users\<your users name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\VisualStudio\14.0

    >> Still unable to load MEF component DLL: Could not load file or assembly &apos;Microsoft.VisualStudio.Debugger.Engine, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a&apos; or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.</description> <path>C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.Net\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Microsoft.IntelliTrace.Package.14.0.0\v4.0_14.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a\Microsoft.IntelliTrace.Package.14.0.0.dll</path>

    There has some *.dll have the above error message, could you please go to the specific path and check the existing of those DLLs. Meanwhile, you can try to run the command: sfc /scannow in the elvedted command prompt and re-run the VS as administrator again.

    Best regards,


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    Wednesday, December 07, 2016 7:58 AM