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  1. Allow us to update to a SPECIFIC version of VS.

    Allow the user to update to a SPECIFIC version of visual studio. Don't force us to update to latest. Be more like the nuget interface where we can select.

    We encountered a problem where the build machine was running 15.7.1 and a dev was running 15.7.2. Linking started to fail because it said objects were older from the build machine.

    We ONLY wanted to update the build machine to 15.7.1 (2 hour process). Instead we had a 2 hour downtime as we updated build machine to 15.7.4, and then the dev had to update to 15.7.4 too -- causing them…

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  2. Decrease download size from 40 gb. Think smartly make it pice by pice.

    Make VS decentralize.
    1. VS - WEB/MOBILE - asp.net + xamarin

    2. VS - STAND ALONE .net + wpf +
    like this this is for download only, after install all will be added to Main VS package. and make xamarin bug free.
    I have install windows 10 fresh and install VS 2017 version 15.7.4 and create an new xamarin forms project. But sorry to say that the project cnt run in emulatore showing error.

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  3. Move something out of "C:"

    Move something out of "C:".
    Make more selectable installation site.

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  4. Allow to modify and update visual studio with one click

    Allow to modify and update visual studio with one click.
    If I want to update to a new visual studio and update certain packages i have to do it with to hops to the server instead of at the same time. it also probably downloads files I no longer want as well. so allow to update and modify at the same time.

    Maybe you should do a stage modify and the click on update and have both happen.

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  5. Option to add the newest Python to system path

    Or maybe put the newest version of Python to some "constant" folders like /shared/python64 instead of /shared/python36_64 so we can add that to PATH without needs of changing it every time it gets an update.

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  6. Visual Studio Installer should close after installation triggered by Visual Studio

    When an install is triggered from Visual Studio, such as a version update from the Notification panel, the Installer should close itself after launching Visual Studio.

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  8. add *something* to indicate activity

    Add some kind of MOVING indicator to indicate the install is still going on. The bar stalls for so long, I wonder if the install has failed, or it is just slowed to almost a stop and is still ongoing.

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  9. Visual Studio 2017 Update caching Server

    In companies with little Bandwith, online updates are a huge problem as everyone downloads the same packages from the internet.

    Therefore, software which caches the update packages (for e.g. on the companie's local server) would solve this problem

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  11. Stop forcing full screen for the visual studio installer

    During an update I face a full screen "busy" page, make it a simpler resizable notification window so I can get on with other things

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  12. Update suggentions for Visual Studio Installer

    1.Suggestion: Can you rebuild the Visual Studio Installer so that you do not have to download preview versions, but you can choose the stable and preview versions in the installer?

    2. Suggestion: I would also like to see the Visual Studio Installer upgrade Visual Studio 2017 to Visual Studio 2019 (when Visual Studio 2019 has been released) or (on my first suggestion) preview versions via the installer ; as soon as the first preview version of Visual Studio 2019 has been released.

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  14. 0000I just found that the installing program can not continue when i shut down the computer, after reopen it to download the package for VS.

    I just found that the installing program can not continue when i shut down the computer, after reopen it to download the package for VS.

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  16. Support WDK use with C++ Build Tools (w/o Visual Studio)

    When installing latest WDK versions (e.g. 1803), there is a suggestion at the end to install integration with Visual Studio. This runs a WDK.vsix package which in turn adds a number of glue files into Common7\IDE\VC\VCTargets directory. It seems that the same should be possible for C++ Build Tools (the same directory with roughly/completely the same files in it is present), but unfortunately the WDK.vsix package expects Visual Studio and erorrs out without it, which is a bit of a shame.

    I hereby propose to somehow split the WDK.vsix in two parts so that it's possible to install the necessary…

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  17. Visual studio should have all functions using less space in pcs.

    It uses approximately 147 gb to get completely functional visual studio

    It should use only 10 gb of space

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  18. Where I can download OFFLINE ISO Visual Studio 2017 documentation?

    Where I can download OFFLINE ISO Visual Studio 2017 documentation?

    I'm need offline iso.

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  19. [VS Installer] - Removing workload progress legends

    When removing workloads, the installer process shows like it is Downloading and Installing packages, when the goal of removing the workload is to actually uninstall those packages.

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  20. After installing update VS never restarts

    After installing an update to the latest version of VS, it never reopens even though the installer says it will. Reopen VS, or remove the message!

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