AD LDS fails to install on Windows 7 x64 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a package dependency on having AD LDS installed on a Windows 7 system that is running in a VMware Fusion container.  I am trying to install the Windows6.1-KB975541-x64.msu file from this link http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=14683 but it tells me "The update is not applicable to your computer." 

    This is definitely a 64 bit version of Windows 7 Home Premimum. I've tried also to run the steps suggested on this link:


    But when I attempt to run the sc commands to set the DcomLaunch service to "auto" start (which is the default setting anyway) it fails due to Access is Denied error (even though I'm running AS Administrator.)

    Can anyone help me figure out why I can't get AD LDS installed? (This is a home setup - non production, obviously - and I do not have any Active Directory setup.  I'm also primarily a Linux/Unix guy, so Windows is not my forte.)


    Sunday, November 6, 2011 12:58 AM


  • Info found @ http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=14683

    System requirements


    Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate

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    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Tuesday, November 22, 2011 9:17 AM
    Sunday, November 6, 2011 8:21 PM