Something you should know when installing Visual Studio 2015

When I am installing Visual Studio 2015 now, it have been taking ages. As you can see the installer actually installing Update 1 but my iso is actually the first version without Update 1.

The install without seeking your consent and just go ahead and download don’t know how many GB files with my 2 mega bit Internet connection.


Don’t cancel your installation if it takes more than 2-3 hours. You might just have the slow Internet connection like I do. Mine still running for almost 7 hours now.

I think Visual Studio should install whatever in the ISO file and let ourselves to update the Visual Studio later.

About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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