Failed to Install .NET Core on Visual Studio 2015 Update 3


When you click the install button on .NET Core installation you will get this error. Although you already have Visual Studio Update 3 Installed


This might be happening several packages is not ready or corrupts.


  1. Repair your Visual Studio by Re-installing the Update 3.
  2. Download the latest patch on Update 3 namely Update 3.3 (KB3165756)
  3. Restart your VS
  4. Run it again
  5. If you still having problem, open the download folder where DotNetCore.1.0.0-VS2015Tools.Preview2 located
  6. Open the Command windows from there by right clicking it and Open Command Prompt Here
  7. Types: "DotNetCore.1.0.0-VS2015Tools.Preview2.exe" -SKIP_VSU_CHECK=1
  8. The Installation will start, make sure you are connected to the internet to download the dependencies

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