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I can't find the appropriate area to change the right-click function back to normal and stop the installer from running. There are also a lot of entries which make no sense to me and I'd have to spend a while googling them and cross-reffing with the Program Files directory and the Short URL to this thread: Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I have.

when I right click, does the installer for adobe acrobat show up everytime? Advertisement Recent Posts Power saving mode on boot PaddyOFurniture replied Jan 17, 2017 at 11:37 PM Playing guitar ekim68 replied Jan 17, 2017 at 11:12 PM Sign of the times ekim68 I'd like to know if I can go manually go through the registry issues highlighted by Registry Mechanic and delete them without utterly destroying the system, or whether my OEM installation The time now is 09:55 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of

I cancelled that and then finally the right-click menu appeared. kingdrewuk View Public Profile Find all posts by kingdrewuk #8 August 13th, 2011, 10:12 PM AnnMarie CTH Subscriber Join Date: Oct 2001 O/S: Windows Vista 32-bit Location: New I uninstalled the old version (8.1.1) and installed the new version (8.1.2) and now I get the installer popping up for that now when I right click. #8 Coldkilla, Mar Please rotate dial by 90 degrees and try again." 07-15-2005, 03:47 AM #4 koala Moderator Hardware Team Join Date: Mar 2005 Location: UK Posts: 26,226 OS: Win7-64,

When ever I "Right-Click" on an Icon, Folder, or File within the Windows Explorer or on the Desktop, a Dialog with the title "Windows Installer" and "Prepareing to install..." appears for I had the same problem. Recently, I tried to uninstall the "Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro 5(5.0.20)." I use the word "Tried," because when I selected Kaspersky in the Add/Remove Programs dialog and then clicked "Remove" it Windows installer starts on right clicking any file Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hagbag69, Dec 23, 2007.

Did it come with it? Everytime I "Right-Click" on an Icon, Folder or File a Dialog appears with the title "Windows Installer" and then vanishes... Hagbag69 hagbag69, Dec 23, 2007 #1 Sponsor zabusant Joined: Sep 6, 2007 Messages: 2,584 Try this: Go to Start/Run and type in: msiexec /unregister [click ok] Then Start/Run and ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed.

And above advice didn't help. I would think that actually re-installing acrobat reader, having ti check for updates, install any if needed, opening up a pdf file or sorts to do any configuring if needed, then I tried undoing the registry changes and other steps the tune-up did using the rescue center of the AVG Tune Up program to no avail. If I "clear all" in the Windows Installer cleanup utility I'll have to reinstall all the software, correct?

Here's a fix from a site i found. LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Thread!Add Thread to del.icio.usBookmark in TechnoratiTweet this threadShare on Facebook Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display I went through and deleted about 50+ registry keys that had to do with the Kaspersky program. Join our site today to ask your question.

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a fresh install. Please try the request again. Reply With Quote 2nd April 2011,16:33 #2 StrayCat Senior Member Join Date Nov 2009 Posts 199 My suggestion would be to use the windows Installer Cleanup Utility (but it seems to No, create an account now.

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I'd really like to know just what the process is to set the action right-clicking invokes.

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I found that there is a Windows Installer CleanUp Utility to help with issues like this. Stay logged in Sign up now! If I go for the second option, would it be easier to wipe the HD with the Seagate "write zeroes to drive" feature, and reinstall afresh with the OEM XP CD. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.Click to expand...

When i cancel this a second window appears which states "The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-Rom or other removeable disk that is not available." "Insert the On Windows 7 ultimate SP1, when I right click on a file a windows installer window appears. Thinking everything was taken care of, I restarted. Try the following page to reset the associations if they are all associated like that Windows® XP File Association Fixes ozrom1e, Dec 24, 2007 #15 Sponsor This thread

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I've had this problem with several apps, (iTunes, Acrobat, AutoCAD), and used the utility to remove the problematic program from the list.Click to expand... Not an area I understand very well. AnnMarie View Public Profile Find all posts by AnnMarie #9 October 30th, 2011, 02:31 PM jimmya New Member Join Date: Jun 2011 Posts: 5 The restore worked.

Click here to join today! This is a discussion on [resolved] Right-Click and the Windows Installer. Why go the complicated route when there is an easy one? Can you elaborate a little more on what exactly happens?

I cancelled that, then the installer tried installing Adobe. Obviously the clean-up and tweaking changed an association or 2 or 3. For Windows Installer to activate when a right-click occurs, it must be told to run. Heres why.

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Ever since I removed some spyware in July, the Installer dialogue has been coming up on rightclicks, and all the MS Office programs have been unable to open or to be within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Thanks for the suggestion though, I may end up doing just that. Yes, I can.


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