“Windows SDK for Windows 7” – Installation – Error – “Setup could not find the file WinSDK_amd64\WinSDK_amd64.msi at any of the specified source locations”

 

Background

Trying to install “Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1“.

BTW, download it from here.

Error

Error Message

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Textual

A problem occurred while installing selected Windows SDK components.

Setup could not find the file WinSDK_amd64\WinSDK_amd64.msi at any of the specified source locations C:\downloads\Microsoft\WindowsSDK\WindowsSDKForWindows7\extract\GRMSDK_EN_DVD\Setup

Trouble Shooting

Folder View

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Explanation

Reviewed our extract and confirmed that WinSDK_amd64 is not present.

And, since that base AMD64 bit folder is not present, we will not have WinSDK_amd64\WinSDK_amd64.msi either.

Remediation

Murali Krishna ( Link )

downloaded the iso file from the below path:-

http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/1/0/F10113F5-B750-4969-A255-274341AC6BCE/GRMSDKX_EN_DVD.iso ( Link )

extracted using winzip and installed the executable its works fine.

Folder View

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Explanation

Once the new ISO is downloaded and extracted, we have the WinSDK_amd64 folder.

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