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I failed to install XNA 4.0. It messages the bootstrapper.exe when installing Microsoft Games for Windows Live Redistributable. Then I installed the latest version of Microsoft Games for Windows and tried again, but it still failed. I have installed VS2010 and my OS is Windows 7 x64.

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Which link did you download XNA 4.0 from? –  Mathias Lykkegaard Lorenzen Jul 31 '11 at 4:15
    
Please provide the exact link. –  Mathias Lykkegaard Lorenzen Jul 31 '11 at 4:22
    
@Mathias Here is the link: microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=23714 –  xjj Jul 31 '11 at 4:43
    
Are there any details showing up such as an error-message, and error-code, an error-report or anything like it? –  Mathias Lykkegaard Lorenzen Jul 31 '11 at 4:55
    
@Mathias It shows error-message of "bootstrapper.exe stops work" and then the install program crashes –  xjj Jul 31 '11 at 5:12
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I solved this problem by extracting all files from the installation program and installing them manually. You can extract the files by inputting the following in a Command Prompt:

your-install-program /x
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