Visual Studio 2010 Installation Issue – Setup Failed with HRESULT -2147467259

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If you Visual Studio 2010 setup keeps failing when it tries to install the Visual C++ runtime, here’s a quick fix for you.

Try installing one of the Visual Studio 2010 Express Editions (I did the Web Edition: and then run the VS2010 installation.

I think it has something to do with mounting the ISO as a drive.