No Visual Studio 2012 express on windows vista - by xb-0

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ID 768137 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 2
Opened 10/20/2012 3:55:08 AM
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installatinon ends with this error(from setup log) :

"MUX:  ExecuteError: Package (Windows_SDK_Metro) failed: Error Message Id: 1402 ErrorMessage: Could not open key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE32\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.0.   Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support personnel. "

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Posted by Macy [MSFT] on 10/21/2012 at 10:58 PM
Thanks for your feedback. The system requirements for most of the products in the next release of Visual Studio are:
Supported operating systems
Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
Windows 8 (x86 and x64)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
Windows Server 2012 (x64)

Supported architectures
32-bit (x86)
64-bit (x64)

Hardware requirements
1.6 GHz or faster processor
1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
10 GB (NTFS) of available hard disk space
5400 RPM hard drive
DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution

For more information, please refer to the following link:
Posted by Macy [MSFT] on 10/20/2012 at 4:51 AM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(
Posted by xb-0 on 10/20/2012 at 3:57 AM
added a full setup log file of VS 2012 express installation