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When installing Visual Studio on Windows machine, it always installs a plenty of annoying things. If there were a few programs in the list of programs before installing Visual Studio, after it it will grow by a few times. Is it possible to avoid it?

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Which "annoying things"? –  Stephen Jennings Jun 22 '11 at 5:20
    
Visual Studio installed 48 applications as a part of it. –  Sergey Jun 22 '11 at 5:24
    
You didn't try to install custom. –  avirk Jun 22 '11 at 7:51

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I am sure pretty sure that either they are necessary or can be removed by doing a custom install. I don't see any reason for Microsoft to install 48 applications for no reason.

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it's Microsoft - its policy is "The more Microsoft on your computer is, the better it is" –  Sergey Jun 22 '11 at 9:12

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