Windows Phone SDK 8.0 install fails (Setup Blocked) - by qbobq

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ID 769326 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 2
Opened 10/31/2012 9:37:34 AM
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Attempting to install the Windows Phone SDK 8.0 on Windows 8 Pro (64-bit), setup fails at the first hurdle with

Setup Blocked

x "The Visual Studio installed on this machine does not meet the required version 11.0.502727"
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Posted by Microsoft on 12/10/2012 at 3:52 AM
Can you please confirm that your PC has not got Beta version of any Visual Studio product e.g. Visual Studio 2012 Express for Desktop (Beta).

This blocker is seen if installation of Windows Phone SDK 8.0 is triggered on a machine having Beta version of any Visual Studio product.

Request you to share the logs with us. You can use the Visual Studio setup log collection utility for getting all the logs. The utility can be installed from -

Follow the steps mentioned in the page and share file from %temp% folder after running the utility.
Posted by Microsoft on 10/31/2012 at 9:51 AM
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