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PDN Downloads .zip folder, but will not install

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I couldn't find this specific problem anywhere else on the forum, and none of the more basic guidelines have worked.

So, I reinstalled PDN on my computer recently and was able to download the .zip file and extract it and everything, but when I try to install the program it gets through the first pop-up tab, but when it wants to 'make changes to my computer' it fully does that and nothing after.

Any suggestions? I really loved this program and GIMP just isn't the same.

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Are you caught up on all Windows updates? Especially if you're on Windows 10 ... and I do mean all, including the big April Update (1803) that just came out (assuming you're on Win10).

 

There are a few corner cases where the Paint.NET installer doesn't correctly detect that you can't actually install, and will just end up doing nothing. Windows 8 (not 8.1), for instance, is no longer supported. Same for Windows 10 v1511. See here: https://blog.getpaint.net/2017/10/23/paint-net-4-0-20-and-net-4-7/

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tried that and get a blocking error and I have it in admin mode tried it several times now and it is not working period I tried doing the dot net separately in admin mode also and still nothing well this is it for me I love this program but enough is enough I will just have to do without it! 

 

 

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6 hours ago, butterfly8000 said:

tried that and get a blocking error and I have it in admin mode tried it several times now and it is not working period I tried doing the dot net separately in admin mode also and still nothing well this is it for me I love this program but enough is enough I will just have to do without it! 

 

 

 

@butterfly8000 Do you still have Windows 8.1 or did you change to Windows 10?

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Solution: Problem was an outdated computer, the solution was installing version 4.0.19 from <someplace on the Internet>  instead, and updating through the app. Thanks for the help! ?

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