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Windows Installer 3.1 Won't Install Itself!

Sometimes,if I have it, I'll use an image to restore the OS. Usually a "recommended" and a "only if you know what youre doing" download (the latter in small letters and a little hidden) fixes the confusion joe average has. Like I said in my previous post, the installer is currently 3.7mb. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Bootstrapper (setup.exe) says “.NET 3.5 not found” but launching .msi directly installs application without problem Ask Question up vote 1 down vote http://midsolutions.org/windows-installer/windows-installer-3-1-fails-to-install.html

Thanks! >> >> >> >> >> >> Installed Defender on the new computer and it's scanning as I type >> >> >> (but >> >> >> I >> >> >> still Don't delete any partitions, especially not C that would mean an OS re install which seems a little drastic at this point Regards - Charles Regards - Charles charlesvar, #7 Perhaps a posting over > there is in order, unless you can come up with a repair. If that >> box that has the bad power switch runs XP, set it up with an autologon >> via >> tweakui, and use Remote Desktop to make use of it. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-3-1-wont-install-itself.503470/

That's why I'm confused. Windows Installer is not on the list of programs nor can it be >> > found >> > under the "Add/Remove Windows components". >> > >> > >> > "Bill Sanderson Register now! With WinXP SP2, I'm getting this error: "This setup requires the .NET Framwork v2.0.

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  3. There is no need to install this update" ???
  4. Last edited: 2006/04/09 khallsten, #10 2006/04/09 khallsten Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2006/04/08 Messages: 15 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: Beginner Does this look like a program that would
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  7. Last edited: 2006/04/10 Mike sparrow, #15 2006/04/10 khallsten Inactive Thread Starter Joined: 2006/04/08 Messages: 15 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: Beginner I think I shall do a clean
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OK - it's called "Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controller only) " Would this be something that would help here? I read the MS description of the update, and it sounds as if it isn't really worth worrying about! Let us know how you make out. I believe it is an old OEM version designed to replace NT...

October 19, 2008 at 12:14 am TheFader how do you download this new paint.net? Cheers, Ivan "Bill Sanderson MVP" wrote: > Gotcha. If it were a 20MB difference, then yes of course. Visit Website Just a thought 😛 September 3, 2008 at 10:37 am Bruce A couple suggestions: #1 ask all your questions up front.

Thanks! >> >> Installed Defender on the new computer and it's scanning as I type (but >> I >> still would like the old computer in a safe way as well). If on the >> latest >> and greatest, back off a version. I've never run into a program that couldn't be installed on a non C partition - I have an OS on D, and it does default to D where the OS Should be a high priority for them.

Do you want to download the framework now?" To do this, I must download and install .Net Framework v2.0. http://www.winvistatips.com/threads/windows-installer-3-1-wont-install.249111/ If the installer version does not reflect the update version, try downloading the setup file to a permanent location in My Documents and run it offline: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/893803/ Rollin' Rog, Sep Anyone have any ideas? Sometimes a simple program can be just moved to d:, but it's better to reinstall it there..

If for some unlikely reason you made a single logical partition originally, removing the "c: drive" would have the same effect. this contact form And still failed! Big question - Can I even do a re-install with an OEM cd of xp, or do I need to buy a new cd of Windows? 1: A clean reinstall to Next, the .NET Client Profile package will also be installed in automatic ("passive") mode.

B, Correct if I'm wrong, but I think your answer should have been C: partition, which is what I think you meant, and I agree about OS only partitions, not drive I also tried disabling > the Automatic Updates to see if just doing it manually would work. September 4, 2008 at 12:58 pm Bruce Fair enough, although you are already planning to provide a non-C# setup dialog - just a really, really simple one. http://midsolutions.org/windows-installer/windows-installer-4-5-will-not-install-over-version-3-1.html It must not have installed, because a day or so later the shield pops up again, and it's deja vu all over again!

I see from my installation history that it's been trying to install for 2 days now (automatically AND manually) and failed **14** times!! Thanks! > >> > >> Installed Defender on the new computer and it's scanning as I type (but > >> I > >> still would like the old computer in a This issue is fixable by removing \1033 from the Bootstrapper definition for .NET 3.5 on build machine - then the bootstrapper detects .NET correctly.

This thread I think will answer your question: http://www.windowsbbs.com/showthread.php?t=40176&highlight=Ideal+size 3: When should I resize C:, before the re-install or after?

Hot swapping people in a scrum team What is this aircraft with large pipes at the flight deck windows? That dialog is from a small exe written in C, and I don't have a localization process set up for that right now, nor have I really written my own localization If you can't find updated drivers, there is an excellent chance that XP's will do. This is because Windows Installer 3.1 requires it.

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Remind me to buy you a beer the next > time > you're in Leuven (Belgium). What the...? http://midsolutions.org/windows-installer/windows-installer-hangs-on-preparing-to-install.html I'm yet to work out quite how to do this (and the only way I've found to customize the installer at all is to start the redistributable file, extract all the

I rebooted after each change. Also, as Mathias, telling the user what requires the reboot might reassure the user that it's for something the user probably doesn't care about updating. HELP :(" , etc… Whatever. http://www.windowsbbs.com/showthread.php?t=46917 Kent Last edited: 2006/04/08 khallsten, #4 2006/04/08 sparrow Inactive Joined: 2004/03/21 Messages: 2,282 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 356 Location: minneapolis Computer Experience: Experienced If your XP CD is

I have searched around in the Microsoft Knowledge Base and do not find anything like this problem. If you haven't already posted the version of Windows and the service pack level, please do that, if you have a chance. -- "iefl" <> wrote in message news:... > Well Windows is on C. About Us Windows Vista advice forums, providing free technical support for the operating system to all.

Most systems won't have to reboot though, as Microsoft has done a pretty good job of not requiring it for .NET itself. Sign up now! I should say everything seemed to update fine, except installing 3.1 seems to be the bug.