VisualStudio Build Tools 2017 offline installer

All steps to install build tools:

  1. Download build tools
  2. Download layout files for offline installation:
    • Possible workloads are specified here. Following command contains workloads for msbuild and C++ build tools.
    • Run (exe file will have some version numbers in name): vs_BuildTools.exe –layout c:\BT2017offline –add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Workload.MSBuildTools –add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Workload.VCTools –add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Workload.WebBuildTools –add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Workload.NetCoreBuildTools –lang en-US
  3. Copy c:\BT2017offline to box on which you want to install it.
  4. Open mmc and import all certificates from c:\BT2017offline\certificates to “Trusted Root Certification Authorities” of computer (not current user)
  5. Run (exe file will have some version numbers in name): c:\BT2017offline\vs_BuildTools.exe –noweb
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