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Please Help Me/ Pop Up Windows Installer


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#1 sunoverla

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 04:52 PM

:inlove: I found this site by accident at Yahoo!Answers, good thing, because I have a fairly easy question...and hopefully you'll have an easy answer!!!
I have a dinosaur (12 years old) that works well so far. I have XP and I've not had any problems... yet....I'm really trying to understand the do's and don'ts as a novice...so far so good TILL NOW :thumbsup:

There's a message box, says [windows installer] that pops up and aggravates the h*ll out of me.
It says.... now installing.....AND I NEVER CLICKED ANYTHING TO MAKE IT POP UP!!! :cool:
so I click on cancel and it still sits around and then another box pops up saying it can't install!! :trumpet: Please help meeeee.....thankyou :flowers:

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Posted 25 January 2008 - 08:53 AM

Hello,

The problem the system has is that an instalation of a program has lost something important and so installer tries to fix it for you without your permission. If you go to control panel, under administrative tools, click event viewer and look for errors at the time this happens. It will hopefull give you a name of a progam that is causing the problem.

A reinstall should fix this problem.
Regards,

Alan.

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Posted 25 January 2008 - 01:44 PM

You can also download the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility Be sure to read the page, You do not want to check any boxes that has to do with MS Office.
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