Windows installer gone mad?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by DarkMaster, Jun 14, 2003.

  1. DarkMaster

    DarkMaster OSNN Addict

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    this happens quite often:
    i start an application, windows installer pops up. i click cancel, then it pops up again. i click cancel again, and there it is agian. if i leave it, it has some sort of error :mad: the installer can appear up to 10 times before the app opens.
    when i actually want to use the windows installer it runs fine, and everything works. only happens when i open random apps.
    can anyone give me a solution, or direct me to another topic on the forum which would help. i hav heard of this problem b4, so there must be a solution somewhere
     
  2. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    i would try a system restore, this looks like a registry error,
     
  3. DarkMaster

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  5. DarkMaster

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    thanx, but its not office that i hav the problem with.
    this happens randomly with almost any application
     
  6. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    I've had that problem with a few apps (PaintShopPro, and my printer software). I had to reinstall the apps and it fixed the problem). I believe (although I'm not sure), it has something to do with temporary files the application creates during the install.
     
  7. DarkMaster

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    i prefer not to reinstall any of the applications