Error 1722 when installing FSX windows 8

I have been trying to get FSX installed on my windows 8 pc I have had it installed once and it worked but I had a hard drive problem and did a reset of windows 8 files and programs,

when it got to trying to reinstalling FSX it came up at the end of it error 1722 it then rolls back the install and come up with another error halfway though the rolling back and now I can not seem to get it installed.


Hi jscott2045,
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When exactly do you receive the error?

Please follow the steps below and let us know if this  helps.
1.Click the Download the Software Licensing System Reset Tool package now link to start the download.
2.When you receive the File Download dialog box, click Desktop then click Save.
3.When the download is complete, click Close.
4.Double-click the MSKB928080.exe file on your Desktop.
5.When you are prompted to accept the license agreement, click Yes.
6.Extract the files to the following folder:
Note If you receive the Open File - Security Warning dialog box, click Run.
7.Run the Software Licensing System Reset Tool. To do this, follow these steps:
a.Press Windows Key + R,  type cmd in the search box, and then press ENTER.
b.At the command prompt, type the following command in the Command window:
cd C:\
c.Press Enter.
d.Type cd MicrosoftKB928080.
e.Press Enter.
f.Type resetsldl -All.
g.Press Enter.

Please post back if you are still experiencing the issue. I will be glad to provide you with the additional options available that you can utilize to get the issue resolved.
Abdul Raqeeb Kola
Former Microsoft Senior Support Engineer/ Sr. Blogger

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Last updated October 23, 2020 Views 31,698 Applies to: