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    Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

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    This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2013.
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      1.7 MB

    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012

        Hardware Requirements
        • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
        • 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
        • 8.5 GB of available hard disk space
        • 5400 RPM hard disk drive
        • DirectX 9-capable video card that runs at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution
        Additional Requirements:
        • For Windows Phone development:
          • Windows Phone 8.0 development requires Windows 8.1 (x64) or higher
          • Windows Phone 8.1 development requires Windows 8.1 (x86) or higher
          • For the Windows Phone emulators, Windows 8.1 (x64) Professional edition or higher, and a processor that supports Client Hyper-V and Second Level Address Translation (SLAT)

        If your computer meets the operating system requirements but does not meet the hardware requirements for the Windows Phone Emulators, the Windows Phone development tools will install and run. However, the Windows Phone 8.0 and 8.1 Emulators will not function and you must use a device to deploy or test Windows Phone apps.

      • On this page, choose the Download button.
        Choose one of these installation options:
        • Install over the Internet:
          • On this page, choose the Download button.
          • Select the .exe option and then choose the Next button.
            • To install now, choose the Run button.
            • To download an installer that you can run later, choose the Save button. (When you install, the computer must be connected to the Internet.)
        • Download the Product Layout for Offline Installation:
          • This will enable you to download a complete local copy to your computer. You can run Setup later without contacting the Internet, or you can copy and paste the installation layout in another location.
          • On this page, choose the Download button.
            • Select the .exe option and then choose the Next button.
            • Choose the Save button.
            • Once the download is complete, open a command prompt, navigate to the download location, and run VS2013.2.exe /layout.
            • Specify where to download the files and click the Download button.
            • Once downloaded, you can run VS2013.3.exe from the download location to install the update.
        • If you have a download manager that can handle a large file, you can download the ISO image directly.
          • To download the image so that you can burn a DVD, or mount it on a virtual drive, choose the Save button.
          • The CRC and SHA1 hash values of your downloaded ISO image should match these:
            • CRC: B2F937EF
            • SHA-1: 35990F95BF559E24CDC614FDB1CB7D9AA7072108
          • To calculate the hash value, you can use the File Checksum Integrity Verifier tool.

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