Unable to update Visual Studio 2019 using the updates provided on Microsoft Catalogue

Dhanraj Devendran 1 Reputation point

Hi @Tianyu Sun-MSFT and all,

I am trying to update my Visual Studio 2019 (16.11.10) to (16.11.12) using the update "Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11.0 to 16.11.12 update" available on Microsoft Catalogue. When I try to double click and run it, the installation window itself does not open and exe is not installing. Could you anyone help out with how I can update the Visual studio using the updates available on Catalogue?

Thanks and Regards,


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  1. Tianyu Sun-MSFT 29,351 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi D.Dhanraj,

    Thanks for your reply.

    I downloaded the package from MUC and tested on my side with a single machine. I can reproduce your issue, since I didn’t add and set the AdministratorUpdatesEnabled REG_DWORD key to 1, I get the error code 1005.

    Did you set the AdministratorUpdatesEnabled registry value to 1?

    I suggest you download this collect.exe tool and run it to collect the VS log files. After that go to %Temp% folder and find the packaged vslogs.zip file and open the Temp file inside it. There are many files named dd_UpdateDriver_XXXXXXX.log and you can sort them by date and check the latest one.

    You can then match the error code mentioned here: Error codes and conditions.

    Other suggestions: If you also meet the 1005 error code, you can also refer to these docs:

    Encoding administrator intent on the client machines

    Registry keys

    Have a great day.

    Best Regards,

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