Vistual Studio 6 installation on Windows 10 is struck at "setup is seaching for installed components"

Venkata Lakshmi Sudha Rani 1 Reputation point

I am unable to get through Visual Studio 6 installation on window 10. The installation struck at "setup seaching for Installed components"

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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. William Feely 16 Reputation points

    This is a quirk in the installer. During this step the installer runs a deep scan of all your directories to find any existing copies that may be on your drive. You'll have to be patient and wait for this step to complete.

    As for Windows 10 support, make sure to select custom setup and skip the data access components, specifically the ADO and RDS feature, as leaving it enabled will lead to Setup getting stuck at the end and failing to complete.

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