After a hour or so trying to figure out why this didn’t work, i ended up checking event viewer and finding
Faulting application name: vs_setup_bootstrapper.exe, version: 1.11.2322.44648, time stamp: 0x59691eb7
Faulting module name: d3d9.dll, version: 10.0.15063.0, time stamp: 0x631de416
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000000fd0c
Faulting process ID: 0x37ec
Faulting application start time: 0x01d304c3e14e0cd6
Faulting application path: C:Usersfma96AppDataLocalTemp84de7502f28f9a6092d21b7bf4vs_bootstrapper_d15vs_setup_bootstrapper.exe
Faulting module path: C:WindowsSYSTEM32d3d9.dll
Report ID: 81a8578b-11e2-429a-abc7-34a82bbb0e82
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:
I realised this was related to d3d9 (direct x 9) so i immediately stopped rivatuner/msi afterburner and restarted the setup. everything worked fine.
TL;DR: Close any DX overlays, fraps, rivatuner etc and reload the setup.