Error message 0x8000FFFF when installing SDLX
Thread poster: Stefania Williams

Stefania Williams  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:53
English to Italian
Mar 1, 2009

I wonder if you can help. I am using SDL freelance 2007 on my computer on XP, and I now want to install it on my laptop, which works with Vista. I have installed SDL components with no issues, but when trying to install SDLX, I get a message 0x8000FFFF catastrophic failure and everything stops. I have searched the Knowledge centre, but found no reply.

Can you help me?

Much obliged,

Stefania Williams


Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 18:53
English to Czech
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SDL Support Mar 1, 2009

Hi Stefania,
you are elligible for free support by SDL Intl. on installation issues. Please contact them via your profile on


Stefania Williams  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:53
English to Italian
Thank you Mar 1, 2009

Thank you, I have now posted a request in translationzone.


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