/Setup (devenv.exe)


For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017 RC, see Visual Studio 2017 RC Documentation.

Forces Visual Studio to merge the resource metadata that describes menus, toolbars, and command groups, from all available VSPackages.

devenv /setup  

This switch takes no arguments. The devenv /setup command is typically given as the last step of the installation process. Use of the /setup switch does not start Visual Studio.

You must run devenv as an administrator in order to use the /setup (devenv.exe) and /InstallVSTemplates (devenv.exe) switches.

This example shows the last step in the installation of a version of Visual Studio that includes VSPackages.

devenv /setup  

Devenv Command Line Switches