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Windows 7: Visual Studio 2008 Installation Problem

18 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7000 x64
Visual Studio 2008 Installation Problem


When I try to install VS2008 Pro I get the attached message. I've tried running in compatability mode but still fails.

Anyone run into this problem?

Thanks in advance.

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18 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 8 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by przemekach View Post

When I try to install VS2008 Pro I get the attached message. I've tried running in compatability mode but still fails.

Anyone run into this problem?

Thanks in advance.

Yeah, that issue doesn't seem resolvable. It might even be a problem with 64-bit distributions because I also ran into similar issues during the setup process. You could try extracting from the exe using 7-zip and manually registering DLLs, etc.
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30 Jan 2009   #3

Build 7000 x64

According to this page, the fix to your problem is:

  1. Click the Start button , click All Programs, and then click Accessories.
  2. Right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. In the User Account Control window, verify that Program name is Windows Command Processor, and then click Yes.
  3. In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type or paste the following text at the prompt:
    reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions /va /f
  4. Press Enter to install the solution.
  5. If The operation completed successfully displays, close the Administrator: Command Prompt window to complete this procedure. If "ERROR: Access is denied" displays, repeat this procedure from the top, making sure you clicked Run as administrator in step two.
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08 Feb 2009   #4

windows7 x64 Ultimate

i have a problem sitsetup.dll
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11 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 32bit

I have problem during instalation too. On Win XP Visual studio 2008 works fine, but on W7 Professional appears

Have someone the same problem ? How to resolve ? Thanks
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19 Dec 2010   #6

win 7 x64

Unzip your ISO file to local directory.
Then go to <your dir>Setup\
Execute setup.exe within the Setup folder.
That is it!! I had hanging VS 2008 installation window at Windows 7 Professional. I went to Setup window directly and launched the Setup\setup.exe file...
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