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I'm trying to install Desktop Experience on Windows Server 2008 R2. I get an error message during the installation process that installation failed. I looked in the event logs and the message for desktop experience is:

Update DesktopExperience of package DesktopExperience failed to be turned on. Status: 0x80004005

Source: servicing Event ID: 11

For the required ink and tablet support the message is similar:

Update InkSupport of package InkSupport failed to be turned on. Status: 0x80004005.

I am using an AMD Radeon HD 4250 (motherboard) chipset, no cards. This may be a graphics driver issue. I can't use the scaling feature of AMD Catalyst Control Center for some unknown reason.

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What guide have you followed?

Have a look here to make sure you've covered everything that needs to run workstation elements.

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