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"A problem has been encountered while loading setup components" when installing VS 2010 Ultimate RC by Eddine1


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Type: Bug
ID: 533356
Opened: 2/12/2010 4:25:21 PM
Access Restriction: Public
Primary Feedback Item: 532171
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When trying to install VS 2010 Ultimate RC, I am getting "A problem has been encountered while loading setup components" error message displays and the install is aborted. I reinstalled the Beta version and it works fine.
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Posted by Eddine1 on 2/19/2010 at 8:48 AM
It helped. It works now!
Posted by Microsoft on 2/18/2010 at 11:06 PM
Hi Eddine,

From the logs we found that this is a known issue. Please follow the setup steps to attempt the workaround: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/setupprerelease/thread/dbcdcd52-d162-4460-9920-33c9ab54b36f

Please let us know if this works for you.

Posted by Eddine1 on 2/13/2010 at 6:31 AM
File uploaded.
Posted by Microsoft on 2/12/2010 at 8:32 PM
Thanks for reporting the issue.
Could you please upload a setup log file to help us investigate the issue?
You can get the log files with the following steps:
1) Download collect.exe from the link below. http://go.microsoft.com/?LinkId=8967043
2) You may choose to save the tool for later use, or to run directly.
3) The utility creates a compressed cabinet of all the VS and .NET logs to %TEMP%\vslogs.cab.

You can get more details about how to get the log files here:

Thank you,
Visual Studio Product Team.
Posted by Microsoft on 2/12/2010 at 7:11 PM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(http://support.microsoft.com)
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vslogs.cab (restricted) 2/13/2010 -