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Add chocolatey steps for easier VS017 install

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larsbergstrom committed Dec 27, 2019
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7. Install Visual Studio Community 2017 (https://www.visualstudio.com/vs/community/). You MUST add "Visual C++" to the
list of installed components as well as the "Windows Universal C runtime." They are not on by default. Visual Studio 2017 MUST installed to the default location or mach.bat will not find it.

Note that version is hard to download online and is easier to install via [Chocolatey](https://chocolatey.org/install#installing-chocolatey) with:
```
choco install -y visualstudio2017community --package-parameters="'--add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Component.Git'"
Update-SessionEnvironment #refreshing env due to Git install
#--- UWP Workload and installing Windows Template Studio ---
choco install -y visualstudio2017-workload-nativedesktop
```

##### [Optional] Install LLVM for faster link times

You may experience much faster builds on Windows by following these steps. (Related Rust issue: https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/issues/37543)

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