And we really don’t need look into the update notification to manually update these extensions and restart the Visual Studio for the same. For extension which allows auto update will have this “Automatically update this extension” enabled.
Incase you don’t want this to be update automatically, and want it to be appear in update tab so that you can take action manually, unchecked it.
Note: I don't condone any illegal use of the offline installer. The community edition is free even for commercial use, under some condition. I'm unable to reproduce your problem, what file name did you receive?
Make sure it is vs2015.3.com_So, you may download it from: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?
In the latest KB we have addressed some of the top reported problems around performance and reliability.
So far, we’ve made 14 fixes and updates, that address Visual Studio build fail issues, Visual Studio crashes, and improve memory usage by disabling FSD by default.
in the Update 3), check out the following Microsoft pages which also includes the list of other changes like performance improvements, responsiveness, bug fixes and the known issues currently available: Point to note that, Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 now includes Xamarin 4.1.
This KB3151378 article is a cumulative list of all fixes for Visual Studio 2015 Update 2. The Visual Studio team appreciates your continued feedback!
Known issues for Windows Universal App Development can be found in the forum Known Issues for Windows 10 SDK and Tools.
You may have to restart your computer after you install this package.
This article lists the known issues for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3.
If these were not the known issues you were expecting, you have reached the known issues for the most current version.Along with this, Microsoft also released Team Foundation Server 2015 Update 3.