In this article, we will discuss in details about the Visual Studio 2017 launch, How to install the Visual Studio 2017, Why Visual Studio 2017 and How to modify, uninstall and repair in Visual Studio 2017. As you all know the lots of announcement is announced for Visual Studio 2017 launch event on today. We can learn to new visual studio installation experience in this article. 

In this article, we will see the followings

  • Visual Studio 2017 launch 
  • How to install the Visual Studio 2017
  • Why Visual Studio 2017
  • How to modify, uninstall and repair in Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 launch

We are really excited to wish you Happy Birthday Visual Studio! The following are announced from visual studio team as below

  • Announcing .NET Core microservices reference application
  • Announcing Visual Studio Mobile Center
  • Announcing Visual Studio 2017 General Availability
  • Announcing Redgate Data Tool in Visual Studio 2017
  • Announcing Enterprise DevOps Accelerator
  • Announcing New value for Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers
  • Announcing Team Foundation Server 2017 Update1 and etc.


Visual Studio 2017 will quietly work on the following operating systems and hardware as given below: 

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 version 1507 or higher
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows 8.1 (with Update 2919355)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (with Update 2919355)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (with Update 3033929)


  • 1.8 GHz or faster processor
  • 4 GB RAM ( Recommended)

How to install the Visual Studio 2017

We are happy to download the new Visual Studio 2017 for community edition. You can download the Visual Studio 2017 is the following URL

Now, you can copy and paste URL into your browser as below screen

We have a great opportunity for downloading Visual Studio 2017 by March 14. We are glad to get free 60-day access to Xamarin University.

Double Click and Run the vs_community__630251046.1488900571.exe file. If you will receive a user control prompt and Click Yes button.

The Visual Studio window will open and Click Continue button.

Installing Visual Studio Community 2017 window will open. You have to choose the required workloads as below screen shot. In our case, we selected a .NET Desktop development, Universal Window development, Web development and .NET Core cross-platform workloads. we have continued the default location for installation. Then Click Install button.

The Visual Studio Products window will open and started to downloading as well as installing at the same time as shown below screen shot.

After successfully installed Visual Studio 2017 Community 2017. Then Click Launch button

The Visual Studio sign window will open and sign in to start Azure credits, publish code to a private Git repository and sync your setting etc. Then, click the sign button

Now, getting Visual Studio ready

The Visual Studio sign window will open and type the email id then, click the continue button

The Microsoft account window will open and you can give your Microsoft account credential and logged in the below screen.

Lets preparing for first use 

Visual Studio Community 2017 first look

Why Visual Studio 2017

New Installation Experience (My Experience of Visual Studio 2017)

We are feeling awesome for the new announcement of Visual Studio 2017 on yesterday. In generally, we eager to learn new things such as a way we tried to install the new release version of Visual Studio to my laptop. We had great experience and share to my end user experience to others

  • You can easy and quickly install, modify and uninstall cleanly 
  • You can select a required workloads (development platform) and install it.

Windows Development

Web and Cloud Development

Mobile and Game Development

Cross Platform development and Tools

Visual Studio IDE

  • The Github extension for Visual Studio can be selected in the Visual Studio installer.
  • Visual Studio has been optimized to reduce startup and solution loading time.
  • Visual Studio will now monitor extension performance the impact startup, solution load or editing. You will be alerted about poorly performing extensions via the Notification bar in the IDE.
  • File globbing capabilities for .Net Core and Asp.Net Core project have been enhanced.
  • You are now automatically taken to the folder view of your repository after cloning. You can view files or open solutions with new solution selection list in the Solution Explorer.
  • Pre-release license expiration message more clearly communicates the current license state

.NET Core and Asp.NET Core

We have a final release of the new MSBuild for .NET Core Tools. Now, we can create .NET Standard libraries, .NET Core libraries/ apps and Asp.Net web projects.

.NET Standard Libraries

.NET Core Libraries/Apps

We can have more discussion for the next article soon!

We can learn how to modify, uninstall and repair in the Visual Studio 2017 as below link