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Can't install Paint.net on Win 10 Pro


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I just installed Windows 10 Pro on my old Thinkpad T400, in preparation for the Win7 Pro End of Life event.  Anyway, I have always used Paint.net, and since I did a fresh install of Win10, I had to do a fresh install of Paint.net.  Anyway, I downloaded the latest version 4.2.5, and it seemed to go through almost the entire install process, but then at the end, it arbitrarily shut down, and gives the error,

 

"Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 (Version 1607) is required"

 

Since this is a new install of Win10 Pro, I am kind of confused as to what might be wrong and how to fix it.  I also tried paint.net 4.2.4 and got the same error.  So it is not an isolated glitch.

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To elaborate more on what @toe_head2001 said, you may have installed a pre-v1607 version of Windows 10. Let Windows Update do its thing, and you should be good to go.

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