Article ID: 119351, created on Dec 27, 2013, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows
  • Plesk 12.0 for Windows
  • Plesk 11.5 for Windows


Failed to install .NET Freamework 4.5 with error: HRESULT 0xc8000222 while upgrading Plesk:

ERROR: The installation of the package 'dotnet45' failed with code -939523550. (
install: installing .NET Framework 4.5...)
Not all packages were installed.
Please, contact product technical support.


HRESULT 0xC8000222 error usually indicates a Windows Update issue.


  1. Stop Windows update service with command in command line:

    net stop WuAuServ
  2. Go to Run and type in "%windir%" (usually it is C:\Windows), find the folder "SoftwareDistribution" and rename it.

  3. Activate Windows update with command:

    net start WuAuServ 
  4. Try to install .NET Framework again

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