Unable to install .NET Framework 4.x on Windows Server Core OS

Issue: Unable to install .NET Framework 4.x on Windows Server Core OS   Cause: .NET Framework 4.6.2 installers attempt to use GUI functionality which is not available on Server Core and crash. Here is the snippet from the event viewer: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: VSSetup Problem Signature 01:   Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 Setup Problem…


Installation of “Visual Studio 2015 Professional/Enterprise/Community with Update 3″ completed with “Package Failed” warnings

Issue: Installation of “Visual Studio 2015 Professional/Enterprise/Community with Update 3” completed with the following warnings Cause: VS 2015.3 installer is trying to install C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{3FEAC561-1CF6-41D6-B0F3-BECDD9C88A1B}v14.0.23107\packages\AuthenticationConnectedServices\AuthenticationConnectedServices_VisualStudio14.msi but it is unable to complete the installation because one of the custom action named vim5555AE0AEF44AAB4CE5DFB7E3419FDBF did not finish its intended task.   MSI (s) (F0:F4) [15:03:54:205]: Executing op: ActionStart(Name=vim5555AE0AEF44AAB4CE5DFB7E3419FDBF,,)…