Visual Studio 2017

So I decided to install Visual Studio 2017. I have a 128GB SSD that I purchase a few years back now, I know I’m due an upgrade. 🙂

I wanted to play around with the Xamarin bit’s. So I selected what I wanted and it came to 40GB’ish, no problem I have a 1TB mechanical HDD.. so I changed the install location to D:\ drive.

As you can see from the screenshot above, I have selected D: drive and you can see the Android SDK bits selected to be installed top right. 

So I click install and it fails with out of disk space error. What the installer doesn’t make you aware off is the Android SDK bits are installed to the C: drive! 

As you can see the SDK grabbed 10Gb of the C: drive.  

So there you go, make sure you have disk space available on your C: drive.

The most frustrating thing is a little warning would save a lot of wasted time.

I have logged this on user voice after tweeting Visual Studio.

You can go up vote it here.

Happy coding and have fun! 🙂

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