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Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Premium IDE ALM

Visual Studio 2013 - Premium with Update 5

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12.0.40629.20150920 | Updated: 20 Sep 2015



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Visual Studio 2013 - Premium with Update 5 12.0.40629.20150920

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Visual Studio 2013 - Premium with Update 5, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Visual Studio 2013 - Premium with Update 5, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Visual Studio 2013 - Premium with Update 5, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade visualstudio2013premium -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade visualstudio2013premium -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install visualstudio2013premium
    name: visualstudio2013premium
    version: '12.0.40629.20150920'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'visualstudio2013premium' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '12.0.40629.20150920'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller visualstudio2013premium
    Name     = "visualstudio2013premium"
    Version  = "12.0.40629.20150920"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'visualstudio2013premium':
  ensure   => '12.0.40629.20150920',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 07 Oct 2015.


This silently installs Visual Studio 2013 Premium with Update 5 along with the Microsoft .Net 4.5.1 Framework SDK.
All Optional Features such as Blend, Sql Dev tools, Web dev tools, etc. are not installed by default, but you can provide install arguments to add them. Here is an example that includes the Web Tools and the Windows 8 Store App SDK:

cinst VisualStudio2013Premium -InstallArguments "/Features:'WebTools Win8SDK' /ProductKey:AB1CD-EF2GH-IJ3KL-MN4OP-QR5ST"

You simply need to send a white space delimited list of the features to install via the InstallArguments parameter. Here are the available features:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<AdminDeploymentCustomizations xmlns="">
   <BundleCustomizations TargetDir="default" NoWeb="default"/>

     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="Blend" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="LightSwitch" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="VC_MFC_Libraries" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="OfficeDeveloperTools" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SQL" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />     
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="WebTools" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="Win8SDK" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SilverLight_Developer_Kit" Hidden="no" Selected="no" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="WindowsPhone80" Hidden="no" Selected="no" /> 

     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="BlissHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="HelpHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="LocalDBHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="NetFX4Hidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="NetFX45Hidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="PortableDTPHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="PreEmptiveDotfuscatorHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="PreEmptiveAnalyticsHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="ProfilerHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="ReportingHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SDKTools3Hidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SDKTools4Hidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="Silverlight5DRTHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SQLCEHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SQLCLRTypesHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SQLDACHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SQLDOMHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="SQLSharedManagementObjectsHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="StoryboardingHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="TSQLHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="VCCompilerHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="VCCoreHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="VCDebugHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="VCDesigntimeHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="VCExtendedHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="WinJSHidden" Selected="yes" />
     <SelectableItemCustomization Id="WinSDKHidden" Selected="yes" />


. (Join-Path $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) 'common.ps1')

$adminFile = (Join-Path $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) 'AdminDeployment.xml')
$customArgs = $env:chocolateyInstallArguments

$settings = Initialize-VS-Settings $customArgs $adminFile
$installerArgs = Get-VS-Installer-Args $settings.ProductKey

Install-ChocolateyPackage 'VisualStudio2013Premium' 'exe' $installerArgs '' -validExitCodes @(0, 3010)
$app = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where-Object { $_.Name -eq "Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2013" }
if($app -ne $null){
    $uninstaller=Get-Childitem "$env:ProgramData\Package Cache\" -Recurse -Filter vs_Premium.exe | ? { $_.VersionInfo.ProductVersion.startswith($version)}
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage 'VisualStudio2013Premium' 'exe' "/Uninstall /force /Passive /NoRestart" $uninstaller.FullName
Function Initialize-VS-Settings ($vsArgs, $unattendFile)
	$result = @{ 
		"ProductKey" = ""

	$MATCH_PATTERN = "/([a-zA-Z]+):([`"'])?([a-zA-Z0-9- _]+)([`"'])?"

	$productKey = ""

	#Test to see if anything was passed
	if($vsArgs -match $MATCH_PATTERN ){
	    #Construct a hastable of paramaters sent
	    #Format is /Key:Value (optional quotes) - Value can have [a-zA-Z0-9- _]+

	    $vsArgValues = @{ }
	    $results = $vsArgs | Select-String $MATCH_PATTERN -AllMatches  
	    $results.matches | % { 

	    #Initialize features unattended installation file
	    if($vsArgValues['Features']) {
	        $featuresToAdd = -split $vsArgValues['Features']
	        [xml]$adminXml=Get-Content $unattendFile

	        $featuresToAdd | % {
	            $node=$adminXml.DocumentElement.SelectableItemCustomizations.ChildNodes | ? {$_.Id -eq "$feature"}
	            if($node -ne $null){

	    #Return back the product key
	    if($vsArgValues['ProductKey']) {
	        $result["ProductKey"] = $vsArgValues['ProductKey']

	New-Object PSObject -Property $result

Function Get-VS-Installer-Args ($productKey='') {
	$result = "/Passive /NoRestart /AdminFile $adminFile /Log $env:temp\vs.log"
	if($settings.ProductKey -ne "") {

	    $result = "{0} /ProductKey {1}" -f $result, $settings.ProductKey


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Visual Studio 2013 - Premium RTM 12.0.21005.20131229 620 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Unknown

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