How To Install Visual Studio Code in Windows 10

When it comes to programming the IDE you’re using plays a vital role. However, there are different IDE for different programming languages. But Visual Studio Code is one of the very few development environments where you can write and run programs for almost every language. If you are looking for how to install visual studio code in windows 10 then you are in the right place because in this article let’s learn how you can install VS Code in Windows 10.


Video Tutorial

If you’re still finding it hard installing Visual Studio Code on your Windows 10 machine then you can refer to the below video for a complete guide.



Downloading the Latest version of Visual Studio Code

Step 1:  Firstly we’ll download the latest available version of Visual Studio Code. Follow the below-provided download link and you’ll be redirected to the official visual studio code downloads page. There click on the “Download for Windows” button and your download will start.


Download Visual Studio Code Here:


visual studio code download


Installing the latest version of Visual Studio Code

Step 2:  Once the download gets finished open the downloaded vs code file in the folder where it has been downloaded. Double click on the downloaded vs code file to start the installation window.


visual studio code exe file


Step 3:  Now you’ll be asked to accept the license agreement in the installation window. Simply check the “I accept the agreement” button and click on next.


visual studio code setup


Step 4:  You’ll be asked to select the installation folder for Visual Studio Code. Here we will go with the default installation location so simply click next.

Make sure to have at least 260Mb of free space available for visual studio code installation.


visual studio code installation path


Step 5:  A select start menu window will show up and here as well we don’t need to change anything therefore simply click next.


visual studio code setup


Step 6:  In the select additional tasks window check the “create a desktop icon” & “add to path” checkboxes and click next.


vscode addtional tools


Step 7:  Now in this ready to install window click on next to start the installation process of Visual Studio Code in your windows machine. This installation may take some time so have patience.


vscode setup


Step 8:  Once the installation gets completed click on the finish button and after that Visual Studio Code will start automatically.

We would recommend you to restart your desktop after installation of vs code as it will help to add the path in the environment variable.



vscode setup complete


You’ve successfully installed Visual Studio Code on your Windows 10 machine. 😎😎

Also Read: How to install Visual Studio Code in Mac OS


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