Liam Savage Liam Savage - 1 year ago 701
C# Question

VS17 Installation: Bootstrapper has stopped working

I recently created a windows server on Windows Server 2008 operating system. Once I had done that I tried to install Visual Studio 2017, I have tried all versions including community professional and enterprise. All of them show the same error as soon as I run the setup for each one as the image I have posted below.

screenshot can be viewed here

Problem details:

Stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: vs_setup_bootstrapper.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 588935a6
Fault Module Name: KERNELBASE.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.17514
Fault Module Timestamp: 4ce7c78c
Exception Code: e0434f4d
Exception Offset: 000000000000a49d
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

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Answer Source

Windows Server 2008 is not supported by VS2017

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