web installer

I cant download software that uses web installer on my win7 64 bit OS.
I have tried to google it and seen some lame ideas to fix this like set the date and time correcly.

Error: Unable to download the Web Platform product list from . Check your network connection and try again. If the problem persists, report the issue on the Web Platform Installer forum at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=145244.
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaIT AdministrationCommented:
What software is that?
jagguyAuthor Commented:
web installer just falls over on my win7 64b but works fine on my  winxp

Sikhumbuzo NtsadaIT AdministrationCommented:
jagguyAuthor Commented:
i got a network error on repair. that was the only option
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you have to uninstall previous versions of web platform installer then install the newer one. what could you not download using the wpi ?

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