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.NET Framework 4 has not been installed: HRESULT 0xc8000222 RRS feed

  • Question

  • OS Version = 6.1.7600, Platform 2
    OS Description = Windows 7 - x64 Ultimate Edition
    CommandLine = D:\9a6778998747e94900456e\\Setup.exe /x86 /x64
    Using Simultaneous Download and Install mechanism
    Operation: Installing
    Package Name = Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup
    Package Version = 4.0.30319
    User Experience Data Collection Policy: AlwaysUploaded
    Number of applicable items: 11
    Exe (D:\9a6778998747e94900456e\SetupUtility.exe) succeeded.
    Exe Log File: dd_SetupUtility.txt
    ServiceControl operation succeeded!
    ServiceControl operation succeeded!
    ServiceControl operation succeeded!
    ServiceControl operation succeeded!
    Exe (D:\9a6778998747e94900456e\Windows6.1-KB958488-v6001-x64.msu) failed with 0xc8000222 - (null).
    Final Result: Installation failed with error code: (0xC8000222) (Elapsed time: 0 00:00:31).

    Monday, September 9, 2013 7:35 AM

Answers

  • First, you need to update your Windows 7 to Service Pack 1 and subsequent updates.

    When your OS is up to date, follow these steps:

    Follow ALL these steps exactly:

    Before trying to install .NET Framework 4.0, execute this command from an ELEVATED Command Prompt provided by the .NET Framework Team:

    "This issue is likely caused by a bad ACL on assembly\tmp folder. After installing updates, the ACL propagates to installed assembly folders in both 4.0 & legacy GAC.  If those updates were installed by WU or another user, the propagated ACL will prevent install of the same assembly by the current user.

    A work around would be to reset the ACL on GAC dirs.

    for /F %D in ('dir %WINDIR%\assembly %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\assembly /s /b /a:d') do takeown /F %D && icacls %D /reset /T"

    After running that command, follow these steps:

    Please follow these instructions exactly:

    1. Download a fresh copy of the standalone installer for .NET Framework 4.0:

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17718

    2. Also, clear your %temp% directory and disable your AV software.

    The %temp% directory is a reference to the Temp folder associated with the current user. To clear it, do the following:

    Sign on to your system with the Administrator user account you will use to run the installer. Click the Start Orb and type %temp% in the search box. The search results will show the Temp folder you want. Click on the Temp folder to open it in Windows Explorer, then delete the entire contents.

    3. Run the standalone installer from step 1 As Administrator.

    Note: Just using an administrator account is NOT enough. To activate full privileges, you must right-click the installer, then select Run as administrator.

    If the install fails, provide complete install logs as follows:

    Please collect your install logs with this:

    http://aka.ms/vscollect

    After you run Collect.exe, you'll find vslogs.cab in your %temp% directory. Please upload vslogs.cab to a public site, like SkyDrive, and post the link here.

    The complete log set is needed for analysis.

    Also, read the answers in these threads:

    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/2e0ad251-f1e1-4038-9b25-a159683985c9/net-framework-4-installation-error-error-code-0xc8000222

    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/afeabac0-86d7-4ef1-a630-75c9e5f73663/cant-install-microsoft-framework-4-error-code-0xc8000222

    • Edited by pvdg42 Monday, September 9, 2013 2:23 PM
    • Marked as answer by Samson Sun - MSFT Wednesday, September 18, 2013 9:12 AM
    Monday, September 9, 2013 2:16 PM