Install Application without Admin Account

PETER 61 Reputation points
2021-09-21T00:45:55.573+00:00

Is it possible to install Visual Studio without admin rights?
I don't think you can but just asking as we are in an education environment and all Computer Users are User accounts.

Thankyou

Visual Studio Setup
Visual Studio Setup
Visual Studio: A family of Microsoft suites of integrated development tools for building applications for Windows, the web and mobile devices.Setup: The procedures involved in preparing a software program or application to operate within a computer or mobile device.
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  1. Anna Xiu-MSFT 27,216 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-09-21T06:38:08.99+00:00

    Hi @PETER ,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    For reasons of security, the administrator permissions are required when installing Visual Studio.
    According to your description, you can try to create a network installation and deploy to client workstations.
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/create-a-network-installation-of-visual-studio?view=vs-2019

    Sincerely,
    Anna

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  1. Dev Venlio 1 Reputation point
    2021-12-04T05:01:34.42+00:00

    Hey, Download "vs_professional.exe" and run vs_enterprise.exe --layout DRIVEHERE:\VSLayout
    YOU NEED AN EXTRA DRIVE THATS BLANK
    I have C:\ (500GB) That Needs Admin
    But I have backup D:\ that doesn't need admin and stored with 1TB!
    Try to find a backup drive :D