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Visual Studio 2017 Community

15.7.4.0

This package skips automatic verification:

Due to dependencies which require reboots, this package is exempt from verification testing.


This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/2/2018.

Overview

Free, full-featured and extensible tool for students, open-source and individual developers.

To find out what's new or to see the known issues, see the Visual Studio 2017 Release Notes.
System requirements

Customizations and Optional features

By default, the package installs only the bare minimum required (the Core Editor workload). The easiest way to add more development features is to use the workload packages:
- Azure development
- Data storage and processing
- .NET desktop development
- Game development with Unity
- Linux development with C++
- Desktop development with C++
- Game development with C++
- Mobile development with C++
- .NET Core cross-platform development
- Mobile development with .NET
- ASP.NET and web development
- Node.js development
- Universal Windows Platform development
- Visual Studio extension development
- Mobile development with JavaScript

All package parameters are passed to the Visual Studio installer, enabling full customization of the installation. The possible parameters are described here. The package passes --norestart --wait by default, and --quiet, unless --passive is specified in the package parameters.

After installing the package, more features can also be added by launching the Visual Studio Installer application from the Start Menu.

The language of the installed software can be controlled using the package parameter --locale language.
The list of languages is presented here. By default, the operating system display language is used.

Full installation

This command will install Visual Studio with all available workloads and optional components, display progress during the installation and specify the English language regardless of operating system settings:

choco install visualstudio2017community --package-parameters "--allWorkloads --includeRecommended --includeOptional --passive --locale en-US"

Notes

A reboot may be required after (or even before) installing/uninstalling this package.
If control over reboots is required, please install the dependencies (like dotnet4.6.2 or later) first, perform a reboot if needed, and then continue with the VS package install.

To install Visual Studio 2017 Community, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install visualstudio2017community --version 15.7.4.0

To upgrade Visual Studio 2017 Community, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade visualstudio2017community --version 15.7.4.0

Files

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  • tools\.skipAutoUninstall
  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Install-VisualStudio `
        -PackageName 'visualstudio2017community' `
        -ApplicationName 'Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017' `
        -Url 'https://download.visualstudio.microsoft.com/download/pr/71abe122-a155-4bef-a8af-567a9cda0194/67c9a5a506ad3c62739105232a47889f/vs_community.exe' `
        -Checksum 'DFCE665A9A4728DC7AE1F26521AE9C709C34E5C13E0724845106CACBADD09F89' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
        -InstallerTechnology 'WillowVS2017OrLater' `
        -Product 'Community' `
        -VisualStudioYear '2017'
    
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    Remove-VisualStudioProduct `
        -PackageName 'visualstudio2017community' `
        -Product 'Community' `
        -VisualStudioYear '2017'
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft

Copyright

http://www.microsoft.com/about/legal/en/us/IntellectualProperty/Copyright/Default.aspx

Tags

Release Notes

Software

Visual Studio 2017 release notes

Package

15.7.4.0:
- Package metadata updated for Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7.4 (the native installer always installs the latest released Visual Studio 2017 build).
- Updated bootstrapper url.

Package parameter examples

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.7.6.0 508 Tuesday, August 14, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.7.4.0 3240 Monday, July 2, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.7.3.0 2462 Sunday, June 3, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.7.2.0 634 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.7.2.0-rc1 51 Sunday, May 27, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.7.1.0-rc2 57 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Community 15.2.26430.20170605 12936 Monday, June 5, 2017 approved
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