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Update 3 RC to Update 3 Failed

    Question

  • Hi Folks,

    Currently, I am using visual studio 2015 "update 3 RC" and window 7. I am trying to install visual studio Update 3 as upgrade from Update 3 RC to Update 3 but i am getting error it says:
    "visaul studio setup failed.
    To learn more, you can review the list of common issued and workarounds or examine the log file".

    I have no clue. How to fix it?

    I am waiting for your response.
    Thanks in Advance.

    Ref:
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visualstudio/2016/06/27/visual-studio-2015-update-3-and-net-core-1-0-available-now/
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3039361

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:24 AM

Answers

  • Hi IamGuy84,

    As far as I know, the update 3 RTM version resolved some feedbacks of the update 3 RC version, certain packages require uninstall the old version, and then re-install the new version like the .Net core package or others.

    So for this issue, if possible, I suggest you uninstall the VS2015 update 3 RC firstly, and then restart your machine, re-install the update 3 RTM again. I feel that certain old packages impact the new version's setup.

    Best Regards,

    Jack


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    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:20 AM
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