Thoughts about setup and deployment issues, WiX, XNA, the .NET Framework and Visual Studio
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I have heard from a few folks who have had trouble getting the web download bootstrapper for the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP Refresh working correctly in their network environment. Unfortunately, the CTP Refresh only ships as a web download bootstrapper and not as a full install package that can be downloaded as a single package and installed offline without requiring Internet connectivity. However, there are a couple of options that can be used as workarounds in case you run into problems with the web download bootstrapper: