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Can not create a C++ project

I recently downloaded unreal engine and visual studio 2015 community. When I go to create a new C++ project it says I need to install visual studio 2013. Is there a way to use the 2015 version? If so, how can I make it so that I can create a new project?

Product Version: UE 4.8
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asked Jul 25 '15 at 03:11 AM in Installation & Setup

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pcali801
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avatar image pcali801 Jul 25 '15 at 04:07 AM

I read somewhere that 2015 is not compatible with the current version of the unreal engine so I went and uninstalled it to try and get the 2013 version. When I went looking for it all that happens to be around is the 2015 version and when I click the install visual studio 2013 button in the create new c++ project menu nothing happens. What do I do?

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https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/downloads/download-visual-studio-vs.aspx

Left hand side, below the 2015 option there is 'visual studio downloads'.

2013 is in there.

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answered Jul 25 '15 at 01:57 PM

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avatar image pcali801 Jul 25 '15 at 02:05 PM

Yea, I tried that but the button doesn't do anything. I ended up finding the 2013 and it works fine now. Thank you.

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