Visual Studio 2010 installation

If you get

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Setup
Some components must be installed in c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\ directory. Check that you have write permissions and enough space in that directory.

when you try to install Visual studio 2010; don’t despair.
There is a big chance you try to install from a mounted virtual disc.

The solution is to copy the files in the mounted disk to real files and run it from there. One could possibly also assign the mounted disk a letter but I haven’t tried this.

I have learned that there is also some problem when installing from a network share. The symptom is something about a .cab file with a faulty digital signature.

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