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Windows 7: Error message "Hresult 0x8000222"



Issue

Upon installing Microsoft .NET Framework 4, the following error message is displayed:
  • HRESULT 0x8000222 

Solution

  • Click Start, type cmd in the search bar, right-click cmd.exe
  • Select run as administrator.
  • Stop the Windows Update service by typing the following command:
    • net stop wuauserv 
  • Rename the "softwaredistribution" file by typing the following command:
    • ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.Old 
  • Restart Windows Update service:
    • net start wuauserv 
  • Try to install .NET Framework 4 again.
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