Visual Studio installation failing

Visual Studio 2015 installation failing.

Applies to 2013,2015. OS Windows 8.1

Installation kept failing with the following error in event log.

Faulting application name: vs_professional.exe, version: 14.0.23107.10, time stamp: 0x55414f16

Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.3.9600.18233, time stamp: 0x56bb4e1d

Exception code: 0xc0000005

Fault offset: 0x0001dd93

Faulting process id: 0x14a8

Faulting application start time: 0x01d2105f30c9cadb

Faulting application path: C:\Parag\Softwares\VS2015\vs_professional.exe

Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll

Report Id: 6e7b1bf9-7c52-11e6-8264-64006a57cea4

Faulting package full name:

Faulting package-relative application ID:

This error was seen in the installation log file located in


[1A94:1A98][2016-09-16T15:59:06]e000: Error 0x800705b4: Failed to wait for child to connect to pipe.
[1A94:1A98][2016-09-16T15:59:06]e000: Error 0x800705b4: Failed to connect to elevated child process.
[1A94:1A98][2016-09-16T15:59:06]e000: Error 0x800705b4: Failed to actually elevate.
[1A94:1A98][2016-09-16T15:59:06]e000: Error 0x800705b4: Failed to elevate.


Copied the installation files to a local drive from the ISO. Right click the vs_professional.exe. Check the box for Run this program as an administrator.

Then run the exe again.





About parag waghmare

I am working on the Windows technologies for a long time now. Primarily working as a Service Engineer on System Center products. Right now on System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2012. I have worked extensively on MOM 2005 to SCOM 2007 migrations and SCOM 2007 to SCOM 2012 migrations.
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