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I want to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

I have downloaded VsSDK_sfx.exe from http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/E/D/8ED90A2C-8172-4FCA-B17B-C29C3F0A9732/VsSDK_sfx.exe

When I am trying to install, I am getting this error:

Setup has found an error before Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SDK or one of its optional components.You need to restart the installer again.

Error Type: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Sdk.Setup.Mossing PrerequisiteException.

Errormessage: You must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed on your computer before proceeding.

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If you want help you need to post the installation error log or at least the more information. You do understand that VsSDK_sfx.exe isn't even Visual Studio 2010 right? –  Ramhound Feb 8 '13 at 19:06

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The link you have is for the SDK (software development kit). If you are looking for Visual Studio 2010 the development environment you can go here for the express version:

VS 2010 express editions

For Visual Studio 2012 you can start here:

MS Download Center

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i need SDK ...... –  Amit 0440 Feb 9 '13 at 8:16
    
@Amit0440 The SDK has prerequisites, like having Visual Studio 2010 installed prior which is what the error in your initial question is saying... –  HaydnWVN Feb 26 '13 at 9:19

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