Already posted

  Mankster 19:31 02 Sep 2003

Out of desperation i would like to post this problem again as i can't beleive no one can advise me,
o/s Windows xp pro. problem> whenever the PC is started or a CD is placed in the drive A message pops up every time "Windows Installer" (preparing to install) then a progress indicator starts, goes about half way through process then goes off, i cannot determine which program it is trying to install. i have tried sfc /scannow to see if it can repair any missing files,also defraged/run virus program/ system restore/ and registry mechanic.But still get message, Can anyone please advise,

  Wes Tam ;-) 19:45 02 Sep 2003

In msconfig>startup un-tick all programs.

If that stops it, re-tick one-by-one in a process of elimination

  Mankster 19:50 02 Sep 2003

Thanks mate, your a diamond,now why didn't i think of that,easy when you know how,again thanks.

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