Visual Studio Community (2015 RC and 2013) installer stopped working

Since two/three latest insider builds of Windows 10 (10166, 10240) I can't run Visual Studio installer anymore. It immediately stops.

 

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Last updated December 30, 2018 Views 183 Applies to:

Hi Con,

Thank you for your interest in Windows 10 Technical preview.

I will be glad to help you with the issue you have with Microsoft Visual Studio. I understand the frustration when things don't work the way it should.

The issue could be because of incompatibility. I suggest you to run the program in Compatibility mode and check if it works. Pleas follow the below link to know how to run the software in compatibility view.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/make-older-programs-run#1TC=windows-7

Note: The link is for Windows 7 but also works for Windows 10.

Hope this information is helpful. Please reply in case you have any further issues, I will be glad to help you further.

Thank you.

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I've tried to set compatibility with Windows 8 - without any luck


Troubleshooter have not managed to fix the problem too


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Seems like the problem is related to Virtual Box: https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/14190

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