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  1. Prompt to set colors on install

    After installing, rebooting, and then signing in you can choose a color theme. It should be offered during early setup or install, for those of us that don't like staring at white while it downloads packages.

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    • Enable central configuration of FIPS compliance enforcement.

      Getting around FIPS enforcement in a FIPS mandated environment is especially kludgy. In environments where turning off the FIPS GPO is not an option, a user is forced to modify files under the Windows folder (Microsoft.NET) which could create a security hole. Having a user modify raw XML is never a good idea, even it the intent is to prove you "know what you're doing". Checking an option in VS seems like a much better choice.

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      • allow updating Visual Studio in between a start and an end time

        I like that there are ongoing Visual Studio 2017 updates again and again.
        Unfortunately I'm not able to tell Visual Studio updater only to update after 23:00 o'clock for example.
        Everytime I update VS, I do use someone elses bandwith in the company that I work for and that's not so good.
        So I would like to be able to leave my laptop locked when I leave work to go home and tell Visual Studio installer to run update process in between 23:00 in the evening and 06:00 o'clock in the morning for example. Because in that time there is…

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        • Put a more colourful border ty <3

          Good but not Google...

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          • Avoid the scrollbar in the installer by adjusting the element sizes

            the Visual Studio Installer is just a little too short, or the elements in the initial grid view are too large and there is a tiny bit of scrolling.

            Make the window larger by default or make the items smaller

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            • Cliente de donwload

              Modo para pausar o download no cliente - visual sudio

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              • Update new version without blocking old

                I do not know if it was already suggested, but you should allow the upgrade of a newer version of visual studio, without preventing the user from continuing to use an older version at the same time. For example, I'm updating visual studio 2017 and would like to continue working with 2015 at the same time.

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                • It took longer to finish up than the actual install.

                  Visual Studio installer - Problem is it's says it's 100% and just sitting there with no feedback. I almost killed it.

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                  • the Installer is getting more and more robust, but I still mange to break it. And repair it. Too much repairing.

                    After too much repairing and reinstalling the applications get funky uniqufied names, such as Visual studio Enterprise (2) or Visual Community studio RC(3). How can I re-name the installed application, or better color code or hide versions we don't touch here (Community or Enterprise). The icons on the quick launch are all the same. Would be nice to have unique icons for each install and each instantiation of the running app. I have two or three copies open simultaneously to look at reference code and test application while I'm working on my application. And I prefer to cut and paste…

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                    • Installation must be more flexible than now.

                      You have remove the offline installer from new versions. So now it's too hard to install the latest version because your online installer don't have a pause button and it don't have also it can't download files faster full setup bigger than 20GB how cloud we install that easily? We have to pay for your product once to you and again have to pay for internet provider more than usual. even we need to try free version it's not totally free because we have to pay much to internet provider to download this. Please make a fair way to get…

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                        • So I MET A bug?

                          更新时如果未等到完全暂停就关机,重新开机后,软件会提示已更新,但是installer却提示安装失败。同时,软件的部分功能也失效了,只能重新安装软件才行

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                          • VS2017 installer should keep --locale setting when updating itself

                            Currently the installer always changes the display language to Windows default after updating itself. Maybe better to keep previous setting.

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                            • Unified layout for offline setup for all version of visual studio

                              The layout for offline setup for all version of visual studio are almost the same and are approx 34.8GB in size. There should be a command by which one can make an offline setup layout for all the version of #VisualStudio in a single folder i.e Enterprise, Professional and Community.

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                              • Show the "Installed Size" of our Visual Studio 2017 Installations

                                Show the "Installed Size" of our Visual Studio 2017 Installations after they are installed so we know much space each component is consuming. It's a small thing but I think it would be nice. Thanks for reading.

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                                  • Arret automatique

                                    J'aimerais pouvoir arreter le PC automatiquement en fin de mise à jour. Si nécessaire qu'il fasse un reboot puis arret.

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                                      • Web installer should have option to make it available offline

                                        Web installer should also have option to make ISO or offline cache to be made available to be installed on another computer.

                                        Its really taking long to install VS

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