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 PostPost subject: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:45 pm 
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Anyway to get it installed?

Keeps refusing because of a premature error.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:49 pm 
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Care to give some more information, like what build of Windows 8? For all we know you could be running 8102 or 7850. Any description on what the error is?

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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:54 pm 
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I've had the same steam installation since 2006. From XP to 8. All you need to do is run steam.exe as admin, it should launch perfectly. Close steam and launch it as normal and it'll tell you it needs to install the service, click ok. Wait a few minutes then kill steam's process (as it tends to hang in 8) and start steam up again. It should work from now on.

I've done this method quite a few times and it hasn't failed me once.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:04 pm 
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Build 8102 and all it says it's a Premature error.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:38 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:06 pm 
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Worked fine here on WDP, maybe check out and post data from event viewer.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:27 pm 
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Download it again, Try again.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Steam can't install on Windows 8        Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:51 pm 
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goingawaytomatt wrote:
Download it again, Try again.


Yep. The installer was corrupt. Thanks.

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