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Visual Studio Integrations for Intel Fortran cannot be installed

Tech Articles ID    KB8023612
Status:    Published
Published date:    11/30/2018
Updated:    08/07/2020
Reported In:   Easy5 - EASY5
Created with Version:   Easy5 (2017 (10.0))

Abstract (Question)

When installting Intel Visual Fortran with Visual Studio Integrations, users may get the error message that Intel Fortran will not work because the Visual Studio Integration cannot be installed:

Description (Answer)

Further investigation can be done my selecting the "Customize" button at the bottom of the installation dialog under the "Options" section.

This then reveals that the Visual Studio Integrations cannot be installed because the Windows 8.1 SDK is not installed:

At this point, the Intel Fortran must be aborted.

Download the Windows 8.1 SDK from here:

and install it on the machine.

Once the Windows 8.1 SDK is installed, the Intel Fortran Setup can be re-tried.

The installation should then proceed and the Visual Studio Integrations  installed as shown:

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