PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Unable to install .NET Framework 4.0.

SYMTOMPS: Installation of .Net framework 4.0 fails just after the extraction process finishes.

Entry in the Log files:

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Logging all the global blocks

Installation Blockers:

1. You cannot use this setup program to install the .NET Framework. For more information, see the Readme file.

[1/20/2012, 14:15:44] Global Block Checks: StopBlockers evaluated to true.

[1/20/2012, 14:15:44]Final Result: Installation failed with error code: (0x000013EC), "A StopBlock was hit or a System Requirement was not met." (Elapsed time: 0 00:00:20).

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CAUSE:  The above error message is mostly due to the corruption of the source file.

RESOLUTION:

1) Download standalone installer for .Net Framework 4.0 from the official Microsoft website

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

2) If it fails again then try to extract the standalone installer with the help of command:

“dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe /x”

Install it through command line:

“Setup.exe /x86 /x64”

 

Content By : Keshav Jain