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We update Visual Studio frequently to provide you with new features, performance and reliability improvements, security updates, and bug fixes.

With Visual Studio 2022, we make multiple feature versions available simultaneously so that our Enterprise and Professional customers have flexibility and control as to when they adopt feature updates. These different versions are available on the Current channel and the long-term servicing channels (LTSCs). The latest release on each channel is always, by definition, the most secure, so we highly encourage customers to stay up to date regardless of what channel they choose to get updates from. Refer to our support policy or our release rhythm documentation for additional information.

The Visual Studio Community edition is only supported on the Current channel using the latest version of Visual Studio.

Release Notes

Updating your installation to a specific release

If you are an Enterprise or Professional customer and need to install or update to a specific release of Visual Studio, you can find the available bootstrappers in the tables below. In addition to installing or updating your product to a particular version, the bootstrappers will also "stamp" your installation or layout with the correct channel identification. The channel identification is important, because it's how Administrator updates recognize which instances of the product needs to be updated.

You also have the option of downloading the Administrator Update package from the Microsoft Update Catalog to update either your client instance or your network layout. Updating via this method only changes the version, not the channel. Additional instructions for how to create or maintain your network layout can be found in the Visual Studio Administrators Guide or the Update a network based installation of Visual Studio documentation.

Uninstalling Visual Studio to go back to an earlier release

If you need to install an earlier release of Visual Studio, then you must uninstall your current installation and use one of the links below to re-install the version that you prefer. Before attempting to install a previous version of Visual Studio 2022, refer to our support policy. Microsoft does not guarantee support outside of this policy.

  1. On Windows, open the Visual Studio Installer.
  2. Uninstall all instances of Visual Studio 2022 listed in the Visual Studio Installer.
  3. From Programs and Features in the Control Panel, find "Microsoft Visual Studio 2022", and uninstall it.

If you are unable to follow the steps above due to a corrupted install, follow the steps to Remove Visual Studio with the InstallCleanup.exe tool

Note that uninstalling Visual Studio will not remove standalone products and components such as .NET, SQL, IIS, Visual C++ Redistributables, and SDKs. These may need to be removed manually from Apps and Features in Windows Settings.

Release Dates and Build numbers

This section provides links to all of the publicly released bootstrappers for Visual Studio 2022. The bootstrappers kick off Visual Studio's installation process. Again, only the latest releases of the Current or LTSC channels are supported.

To verify what version and channel a given bootstrapper will install, right click on the bootstrapper exe, choose Properties, Details, and look at the Product Version information. The version number should always be read as "latest of that version". The channel defaults to Current unless explicitly specified. So, a bootstrapper with a Product Version of LTSC 17.0 would install the latest 17.0.x servicing release that is available on the LTSC channel.

Evergreen bootstrappers

The bootstrappers in the following table will always install the latest release from their respective channel.

Channel Version Channel Bootstrappers End of Support Date
Current 17 Enterprise Professional Build Tools Community Jan 13, 2032
Spring 2022 LTSC 17.2 Enterprise Professional Build Tools January 9, 2024
Fall 2021 LTSC 17.0 Enterprise Professional Build Tools July 11, 2023

Fixed version bootstrappers

The bootstrappers in the following table will install the specific version from the specified channel.

Channel Version Release Date Fixed-version Bootstrappers Build Number
Current 17.3.4 September 13, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.3.32901.215
LTSC 17.2 17.2.8 September 13, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32901.213
LTSC 17.0 17.0.14 September 13, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32901.226
Current 17.3.3 August 30, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.3.32825.248
Current 17.3.2 August 23, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.3.32819.101
Current 17.3.1 August 16, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.3.32811.315
Current 17.3.0 August 9, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.3.32804.467
LTSC 17.2 17.2.7 August 9, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32802.462
Current 17.2.7 August 9, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32802.462
LTSC 17.0 17.0.13 August 9, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32802.463
LTSC 17.2 17.2.6 July 12, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32630.192
Current 17.2.6 July 12, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32630.192
LTSC 17.0 17.0.12 July 12, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32630.193
LTSC 17.2 17.2.5 June 22, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32616.157
Current 17.2.5 June 22, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32616.157
LTSC 17.2 17.2.4 June 14, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32602.215
Current 17.2.4 June 14, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32602.215
LTSC 17.0 17.0.11 June 14, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32602.201
LTSC 17.2 17.2.3 May 31, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32526.322
Current 17.2.3 May 31, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32526.322
LTSC 17.2 17.2.2 May 24, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32519.379
Current 17.2.2 May 24, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32519.379
LTSC 17.2 17.2.1 May 17, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32516.85
Current 17.2.1 May 17, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32516.85
LTSC 17.2 17.2.0 May 10, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32505.173
Current 17.2.0 May 10, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.2.32505.173
Current 17.1.7 May 10, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32428.221
LTSC 17.0 17.0.10 May 10, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32428.209
Current 17.1.6 April 26, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32421.90
Current 17.1.5 April 19, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32414.318
LTSC 17.0 17.0.9 April 19, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32417.34
Current 17.1.4 April 12, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32407.343
LTSC 17.0 17.0.8 April 12, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32407.392
Current 17.1.3 March 31, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32328.378
Current 17.1.2 March 22, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32319.34
Current 17.1.1 March 8, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32228.430
LTSC 17.0 17.0.7 March 8, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32228.444
Current 17.1.0 February 15, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.1.32210.238
LTSC 17.0 17.0.6 February 8, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32126.317
Current 17.0.6 February 8, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32126.317
LTSC 17.0 17.0.5 January 13, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32112.339
Current 17.0.5 January 13, 2022 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32112.339
LTSC 17.0 17.0.4 December 16, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32014.148
Current 17.0.4 December 16, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32014.148
LTSC 17.0 17.0.3 December 14, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32002.185
Current 17.0.3 December 14, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.32002.185
LTSC 17.0 17.0.2 November 30, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.31919.166
Current 17.0.2 November 30, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.31919.166
LTSC 17.0 17.0.1 November 16, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.31912.275
Current 17.0.1 November 16, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.31912.275
LTSC 17.0 17.0.0 November 8, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.31903.59
Current 17.0.0 November 8, 2021 Enterprise Professional Build Tools 17.0.31903.59

Feedback and Suggestions

We would love to hear from you! You can Report a Problem or Suggest a Feature Feedback Icon by using the Send Feedback icon in the upper right-hand corner of either the installer or the Visual Studio IDE, or from Help > Send Feedback. If you're an IT Administrator and don't have Visual Studio installed, you can submit IT Admin feedback here. You can track your issues by using Visual Studio Developer Community, where you add comments or find solutions. You can also get free installation help through our Live Chat support.

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