Visual Studio Setup

Installation and containerization of the Visual Studio family of products

Trouble installing other products after Visual Studio

Customers have commented that whenever they try to install other products or patches they continually see the following message, Another installation is in progress. You must complete that installation before continuing this one. Customers may also see instances of msiexec.exe or msiexec.exe*32 appear continuously in Task Manager or other ...

Installation sequence restrictions for multi-package transactions

Windows Installer 4.5 introduced a feature to install multiple packages in a single transaction. Multi-package transactions allow setup developers to install multiple packages as an atomic unit that are installed together, or rolled back completely. You can also apply patches to multiple products or even repair multiple products – any ...

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