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Visual Studio 2017 Professional

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 3/9/2019.


Professional developer tools, services, and subscription benefits for small teams.

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 listed in the Release Notes section.

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 visualstudio2017professional --package-parameters "--allWorkloads --includeRecommended --includeOptional --passive --locale en-US"

More package parameter examples


A reboot may be required after (or even before) installing/uninstalling this package.
If control over reboots is required, it is advisable to install the dependencies (esp. dotnet4.6.2 or later) first, perform a reboot if necessary, and then install this package.

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

C:\> choco install visualstudio2017professional --version

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

C:\> choco upgrade visualstudio2017professional --version


  • tools\.skipAutoUninstall
  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Install-VisualStudio `
        -PackageName 'visualstudio2017professional' `
        -ApplicationName 'Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2017' `
        -Url '' `
        -Checksum '3D09FB2D0B9344E823C6D9024822DAA3DBE47DC20B5BADB73B1C8E7FF3F32C27' `
        -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
        -InstallerTechnology 'WillowVS2017OrLater' `
        -Product 'Professional' `
        -VisualStudioYear '2017'
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    Remove-VisualStudioProduct `
        -PackageName 'visualstudio2017professional' `
        -Product 'Professional' `
        -VisualStudioYear '2017'

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft



Release Notes


Visual Studio 2017 release notes

- Package metadata updated for Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9.8 (the native installer always installs the latest released Visual Studio 2017 build).
- Updated bootstrapper url.

Available workload packages

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 1283 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 4671 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 702 Sunday, March 31, 2019 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 1211 Saturday, March 9, 2019 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 941 Thursday, February 21, 2019 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 1991 Saturday, January 5, 2019 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 2760 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 2143 Saturday, November 17, 2018 approved
Visual Studio 2017 Professional 1794 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 approved
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