Download offline copy of Visual Studio 2017

Discussion in 'Mixed Languages' started by CHEF-KOCH, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. CHEF-KOCH

    CHEF-KOCH MDL Addicted

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    Cause I got sick of those dickheads not allowing us downloading a offline copy I made a small batch file.

    Code:
    @echo off
    rem Required parameters:
    rem %1 - TYPE must be a know VS 2017 edition name e.g. Enterprise , Professional ,
    rem TestProfessional , Community , TeamExplorer , TestAgent , TestController ,
    rem FeedbackClient , BuildTools .
    rem %2 - TARGETDIR is target directory for offline-copy, by default is ".\vs2017offline"
    if not "%~1"=="" (set prm="%~1") else (set prm=enterprise)
    if not "%~2"=="" (set trg="%~2") else (set trg=.\vs2017offline)
    if exist %trg% (rd /s/q %trg% > nul & md %trg%)
    if exist vs_%prm%.exe (del /f/q vs_%prm%.exe > nul)
    curl -C - -RLOSs https://aka.ms/vs/15/release/vs_%prm%.exe
    start /i vs_%prm%.exe --layout %trg%
    exit /b
    However I will update it with the needed SDK to avoid conflicts.
     
  2. CHEF-KOCH

    CHEF-KOCH MDL Addicted

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    It's not working for me, it just acts like setup which downloads the file and convert it via the offline cache. Seems you never tried it.
     
  3. BobSheep

    BobSheep MDL Guru

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  4. CHEF-KOCH

    CHEF-KOCH MDL Addicted

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    Pls don't reply in any of my threads, thanks. You waste my time, you never tried it and it won't work it's a cached copy not 'offline'. Maybe learn the difference between the setup and that offline installer it's exactly the same.
     
  5. hakah

    hakah MDL Member

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    Is it necessary to install offline? Sometimes there is error message pop-up? How to solve it?