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Prerequisites of SQL Server 2016 MDS Add-in not installed

 

 

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Prerequisites of SQL Server 2016 MDS Add-in not installed.


Applies to: SQL Server 2016.


 

Problem Description.
 

A user having Microsoft Office 2016 in his computer downloads Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services Add-in For Microsoft Excel (RTM) from here and then tries to install the SQL Server 2016 MDS Add-in but receives the following error message


Microsoft SQL Server 2016 MDS Add-in for Excel
Installing Microsoft SQL Server 2016 MDS Add-in for Excel
The program features you selected are being installed.

The prerequisites are not installed:
Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime.
All prerequisites are listed at:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=398159 .







Cause.


The system requirements for the SQL Server 2016 MDS Add-in for Excel are the following:


  Operating System should be one of the following: Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
  500 MHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor or higher
  Minimum of 1 GB of RAM (2 GB or more is recommended.
  3.5 GB of available hard disk space
  Internet access
  A working MDS installation
  Microsoft Office 2010 or later
  Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 or later
  Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime


The Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime is needed even when Microsoft Office 2016 is installed. It can be downloaded from here.

 

 

 

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