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Hello readers. I am trying to run MSBuild through command line but it keeps giving me the same error. It says it cannot run Visual C++ component VCBuild.exe. Any solutions to this problem ? Thank you for reading.

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Updated 23-Jul-20 21:58pm
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VD-Flash 23-Jul-20 11:23am
   
I want to know why it cannot find vcbuild.exe ? And why does it need it ?
Sandeep Mewara 23-Jul-20 11:41am
   
I doubt if the error you get and the one shared here are same. Can you confirm if so or share the exact error you get?
VD-Flash 23-Jul-20 12:54pm
   
I don't have Visual Studio installed on my PC. I am trying to build a vcproj file through command line with MSBuild. My question was that can't it build the project itself? Why would it require VCBuild?

You can download the command line VC++ tools here.

Microsoft C++ Build Tools without Visual Studio[^]
   
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VD-Flash 24-Jul-20 9:36am
   
This is great. Thank you for this information.

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