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.NET Framework 4 installer error (HRESULT: 0xc8000222)

Summary: .NET Framework 4 failed to install because of error code HRESULT: 0xc8000222.
Related installation help: Troubleshooting Rhino 5 Installation

Some files corrupted in the Software Distribution folder.


  1. Extract the Fix_0xc8000222.bat in the zip file to a folder.
  2. Right-click on the Fix_0xc8000222.bat and select Run as Administrator.

    What this batch file does:
    1) Disables Windows Update Service.
    2) Deletes the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder which was locked by Windows Update service.
    3) Restarts Windows Update Service.
rhino/rhino5/dotnet4error_0xc8000222.txt · Last modified: 2020/08/14 (external edit)