Unable to install i Cloud on new PC

  john bunyan 13:52 07 Jul 2018
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On a new PC, fully updated with latest W 10 etc, I cannot install iCloud for windows. The installation fails and rolls back following an error message. . I am loathe to uninstall all Apple products as discussed in Google. It seems a common fault. Is there an easy fix?

  john bunyan 20:54 07 Jul 2018

Trouble is it would not install so could not modify it . Have a partial solution: created another user I D ( wife’s) and I cloud installed. Why this is I do not know. I then opened her I cloud then signed out and stopped it in her start menu. Then I could open it in my user I D. Still fiddling with settings to try to get phone photos to download ; used Transfer photo app in the meantime .

  john bunyan 07:16 08 Jul 2018
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rdave 13

Thanks. I have spent a long time setting up new PC so will try your suggestions later. At the moment I have I cloud installed via wife’s user a/c and as long as she signs out of iCloud, I can sign in. Fiddling with photo downloads, not yet fully solved. Too hot and garden beckons but will work on it. Amazing how long to set up a PC.

  john bunyan 07:47 08 Jul 2018

When I tried to access an image to get iTunes, I got an “access denied” message and could not find a way to get permission. MBAM and Adobe were helpful so I was able to reinstall Photoshop CS5 and my lifetime MBAM Premium licence. Took ages to update to latest W 10 version; have done a series of Macrium images as I go. PC comes with 500 gig SSD, bitlocker enabled. Not sure if that is good? Have at the moment decided not to partition HD as I usually do but am using Freefilesynch to copy User folder, accepting that images will take a bit longer. It is up and running now so we will see how it goes. Thanks for your help to me, and others!

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