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Using standard MSBuild paths with Visual Studio 2017 (Legacy)

For Visual Studio 2017, the first two paths with a \Professional directory differ based on your edition of Visual Studio. As appropriate, you can replace \Professional with \Enterprise or \Community. The Visual Studio Preview installation also changes the path based on Enterprise, Professional, or Community.

MSBuild tools paths

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\BuildTools\MSBuild\15.0\Bin\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\BuildTools\MSBuild\15.0\Bin\amd64\

Standard Visual Studio paths

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\MSBuild\15.0\Bin\
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\MSBuild\15.0\Bin\amd64\

Visual Studio preview paths

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\Preview\Professional\MSBuild\15.0\Bin