The installer will fail to update despite repetitive tries. The solution to this is: Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio Delete the Installer Folder. Close all the instances of Visual Studio (all versions), if exist. Start afresh by installing vs_community__941523033.1489047009.exe or equivalent. Available here. This will install the installer again. Relaunch the installer.
Command Prompt, also known as cmd.exe or cmd (after its executable file name), is the command-line interpreter on Windows OS and is used widely for different purposes. It is the counterpart of COMMAND.COM in DOS and Windows 9x systems (where it is also called "MS-DOS Prompt"). This is the ugly-looking default look of the command … Continue reading Tweaking the Windows Command Prompt.