Games for Windows Live has installing problems on my laptop (Windows 8)

Today I bought GTA4 on steam and wanted to play it but in the installation progress, Windows Live stated that it had installation problems, so I tried to reinstall it but it gave me this message in the log: 

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Logging Started: 04/04/2013 20:15:29
Source Folder: C:\Users\[user]\Downloads
OS v6.2 (build 9200) 64 bit
OS Product Type: 0x00000065
User Default LCID: 0x0409
Command Line: "C:\Users\[user]\Downloads\gfwlivesetup (1).exe"
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(20:15:29) Direct DL: 0
(20:15:29) DL Recent: 0
(20:15:29) Offer ID:
(20:15:29) Initialized
(20:15:29) Resources initialized
(20:15:29) Download folder C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\GFWLive\Downloads
(20:15:29) Downloading version file to C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\GFWLive\Downloads\gfwlivesetup_20790.ver
(20:15:30) Error downloading. [Code:0x800c0008]
(20:15:30) Install Started
(20:15:31) Downloading redists only
(20:15:31) Microsoft Games for Windows - LIVE (Waiting)
(20:15:31) Games for Windows Marketplace Client (Waiting)
(20:15:31) Microsoft .NET Framework (Found)
(20:15:31) Windows Live ID Sign-in Assistant (Waiting)
(20:15:31) Download Start Notification: 0
(20:15:31) Microsoft Games for Windows - LIVE (Downloading...)
(20:15:31) Download Error: 0x800c0008
(20:15:31) A network error occurred while attempting to get information from the server. Check your network connection and retry.
(20:15:31) A network error occurred while attempting to get information from the server. Check your network connection and retry.
I hope, you can help me because I really didn't want to waste my money!
Knifeofglory.
 

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Last updated October 18, 2018 Views 50 Applies to:

I have the same Fing problem! It's f**ed up I can't find any solution :(

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Hi,

This section of the forums is for Xbox 360 related issues, you're better off asking your question in the Games for Windows LIVE Support forums as those folks are more on the PC gaming side of things.

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I did, I was just ranting because I found another bro who had no answer...:(

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Hi lex90s. To avoid commandeering this thread, I would suggest creating a new one. We will be there to help! : )

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*** why did they take the download off

from here  www.xbox.com/.../DownloadClient

need new link

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