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/I received the error “This version of Visual Studio requires the April 2014 update to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 known as KB 2919355.”
Visual Studio 2015 Support | Visual Studio 2018-05-17T08:30:10+00:00

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I received the error “This version of Visual Studio requires the April 2014 update to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 known as KB 2919355.”

Symptom

You receive the error "This version of Visual Studio requires the April 2014 update to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 known as KB2919355."

Resolution

Check to make sure that Windows is completely up to date.
  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Click on System and Security
  3. Click on Windows Update
  4. Windows Update and Check for Updates
 If you are unable to update your machine for some reason try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
  1. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter
  2. Click Next.
  3. The troubleshooter will scan your computer and fix any errors that it detects.
If you are still unable to update Windows after running the Windows Update Troubleshooter, please do the following.
  1. Contact Windows Support to get assistance with your issue.
  2. Click on Get Started
  3. Enter the details of the issue you are having

If your machine is up to date and you find that the KB was still not installed. Please download it independently from the Download Center.

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