install problem 0x80070001 - incorrect function.

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install problem 0x80070001 - incorrect function.

Postby FJeijsman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:12 pm

1st I have on a new SSD. Windows 10 installed on C including updates.
And Prepar3D v. with all files.
2nd Setup_Prepar3D.exe started.
The installation failed. a message appears after a few minutes. 0x80070001 - incorrect function.
A txt file has been created that I cannot use. How should I proceed?
Frans Jeijsman or
Thank you

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Brady Butler
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Re: install problem 0x80070001 - incorrect function.

Postby Brady Butler » Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:09 pm

Hello FJeijsman,

Have you tried checking the md5 checksums to ensure they match those listed on our downloads page? You can review this post for more detailed information on downloading/checking the checksums:

Make sure you are running the installer as an administrator. If you verify that the download worked properly and the install isn't working you should follow this guide: ... 2&t=126570

Brady Butler
Prepar3D® Software Engineer

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