How to Deploy Microsoft Visio Professional 2019 Retail version with Office 365

If you are using Microsoft Office 365 without Visio subscription, and you would like to install Vision retail version, it will happen the error message as below:

Today, I am going to show you how to fix and install it.

1.Download the Office Deployment Tool from the Microsoft Download Center.

2.Run Officedeploymenttool_12827-20268.exe to install Office Deployment Tools.

3.On the Microsoft Software License Terms agreement page, select Click here to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, click Continue. It’s showing Microsoft Office 2016 Click-to-Run Administrator Tool but it still works for 2019 version.

4.Browse and select folder to store the extracted files.

5.Create a configuration.xml file to use with the Office Deployment Tool to download and install the subscription version of Visio. in my case, it’s Visio professional 2019 retail version, so I create configuration-VisioPro2019Retail.xml file and the file content as below.


<Add OfficeClientEdition=”64″ >

<Product ID=”VisioPro2019Retail” >

<Language ID=”en-us” />




6.Run below command to Install Visio Professional 2019 Retail version.

Setup.exe /configuration configuration-VisioPro2019Retail.xml.

7.You will see it will download and install from online automatically.

8.On the installed complete page, click Close.

9.Click Windows start menu, you will see the Visio is ready.

Hope you enjoy this post.

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Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA

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