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17Aug/11255

Solving: Failed to install .NET Framework 4.0 with Error Code HRESULT: 0xc8000222

I am having problem installing .NET Framework 4.0 in my new notebook. Without any descriptive error message (this is what Microsoft always does!), there is no choice but to find the solution come out by non-microsoft guys.

Here come the solution:

Before installing .NET Framework 4.0,

  1. open cmd
  2. type in command "net stop WuAuServ" (disable windows update)
  3. Go to Run (you can do this by pressing Win + R) and type in "%windir%" (this command let you go to your windows system folder)
  4. Find the folder "SoftwareDistribution" and rename it as "SDold"
  5. Then, go back your previous command prompt and run the command "net start WuAuServ"
  6. Now, try to install .NET Framework again
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  1. It works 100%, thanks a lot !!!

  2. it works great!
    remember to run cmd as administrator if u get “access is denied error”

  3. For all not able to rename the folder. While opening the cmd prompt right click it and select run as administrator.

  4. thanks a lot !!!!
    Last week I spent lot of time to resolve this one on my sister’s Lap.Now it works !!!!!

  5. Thanks a lot………..thank u million times………………u r just superb…………..I was stuck with my lappy,,but now it awesome…………u are really awesomeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. thanks 1nce again….


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