Cannot download GDI+ or XML4 when installing Xara Xtreme.
During the installation of Xara X¹/Xara Xtreme, the installer may attempt to connect over the Internet to Xara’s servers in order to retrieve 1.6mb of additional files. This is so that GDI+ and/or XML4 can be installed onto your machine. Both are required by Xara Xtreme/ Xara X¹.
If when you click Yes the installer fails to download the required files, you’ll see a message like this:-
This error may occur for the following reasons:-
a) There is no internet connection during installation
If you can’t resolve the problem so that the installer can successfully download the files required, you can download the files yourself using a web browser.
MSXML4 can be downloaded from:-
Once downloaded, double-click the msxml.msi file to run the installer and install MXXML4 on your computer.
GDI+ can be downloaded from:-
Download the file gdiplus_dnld.exe to your computer (eg. To C:/). Then double-click the file and unzip the 3 files it contains onto your computer (eg. To C:/). You should find that you now have a file called gdiplus.dll, which is the file that the Xara X1/Xtreme installer requires.
Now when you’re asked by the Xara Xtreme/X1 installer if you already have a copy of GDI+ on your computer (see message shown above), click the Yes button. You’ll then see the following dialog:-