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Cannot install Live Essentials 2011 - Error 0x800b0003

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by gfarand, Oct 16, 2010.

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  1. gfarand

    gfarand Thread Starter

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    Hi all !

    Does anybody know wth is wrong with my PC ? I've been trying for days to install the newest version of Live Essentials, and it just won't happen. Any time i try, i get the following messeage in a dialog box :

    Couldn't install programs
    Please try installing Windows Live programs again

    An unknown error occured
    Error: 0x800b0003
    Source: WaitForCatalog


    I've been on all the sites and forums i could find, and followed every solution offered, but nothing helps. Can any of you enlighten me ?
     
  2. getitdone

    getitdone

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    I also have the exact same error message and have tried the known solutions.
    Still no luck.
    Would appreciate the solution (especially from Microsoft)
     
  3. ac6kd

    ac6kd

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    Mine wouldn't install either on Win 7 .... but succeeded after using the Windows Install Clean Up Tool from Microsoft. Took out all the Windows Live installers (won't harm your existing data). Also run- msconfig and disable the Windows Live updater in the startups as a precaution. Re-boot system and try the Windows Live Essential installer again. Worked for me ! :)
     
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