The tutorial shows you a way to install, set up, and uninstall Visual Studio Code(VSCode) On Windows.

Visual Studio Code is a popular open-source code IDE and editor and it runs and supports all major Operating Systems.

In Windows, These can be installed on 32-bit, 64-bit, and ARM versions.

.NET Framework 4.5.2 is a prerequisite for vscode.

How to install and set up Visual Studio Code on Windows.

Here are the steps required to do the installation.

  • Find System type of your windows,

    • Right Click on My Computers > Properties > Opens Settings window
    • Click on About tab on right side > In Device Specifications section, It gives System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor
  • First, Go to here to download the package.

    • It provides the following
      • user setup: not required administration permission, installs to Local AppData folder C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Programs\Microsoft VS Code.
      • system setup: requires administration permission, install to program files folder. C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio
      • zip installer: Custom installation to install in the selected folder
    • Download 64-bit package
  • Downloads VSCodeUserSetup-x64-1.65.2.exe into local download folders

  • Click on this file and follow the steps

  • Check on I accept the agreement, Click onNext` button and follow the steps

  • Once all steps are done, It installs on windows successfully.

  • It installs to default location windows C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio

How to Run and Open Visual Studio Code from GUI and Windows

You can open from GUI or the command line.

GUI Steps:

Select windows key and type “Visual Studio Code” and selects It opens VSCode in windows

Command line or Terminal:

  • Open terminal or command line

  • Type code folder

    code [folder or .]
  • It runs vscode editors opens the folder in the editor.