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This version of Windows is not supported. If you’re running Windows 8.0, try upgrading to Windows 8.1

Symptom

When attempting to install Visual Studio, you receive the message: “This version of Windows is not supported. If you are running Windows 8.0, try upgrading to Windows 8.1”

The minimum operating system requirement for Visual Studio on Windows computers is Windows 8.1.

Resolution

1. Follow instructions for upgrading to Windows 8.1.

You can download and install 8.1 from Microsoft Support for free.

2. Launch the Visual Studio installer again.

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