Cant load prog. on XP SP3 laptop.....

  laptopdunce 10:35 16 Aug 2012

Having problems loading prog. to my XP lptop that is now running SP3 after downloading and extracting the zip.files and clicking on "run" it comes up with a little window that says .netframework sp1 & will be installed, so clicked this box and then 1st window for "Microsoft.NET framework client profile begins to load, (the programme says it needs NET.framework to operate) but after 10% of the NETframework has downloaded it says "rolling back, this may take several minutes" and the window disappears, my question is: after leaving the programme on for 15 minutes how long should I leave it till I see some sort of result? Or is there another link/mehtod of downloading to my XP laptop that is now running with SP3? thanks Also I cant open the PCadvisor page on my XP laptop, I just get a banner ad at the top and it wont let me go to the log on page, think this is something to do with ad/cookie issues. LAPTOPDUNCE

  Sea Urchin 11:20 16 Aug 2012

Download and install .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 first from here

NET Framework

It will take a while to install

Then after a restart try again

  laptopdunce 12:01 16 Aug 2012

thanks, can I copy that url to a usb stick, problem is I cant log onto PCadvisor from my XP laptop, it will only show the top ad. banner but wont let me log in. I will see if I can copy the URL for the net.framework link you sent and see if I can open it on the XP laptop. thanks LAPTOPDUNCE

  laptopdunce 12:41 16 Aug 2012

SeaUrchin: HURRAH!!! YES!!! I copied the URL to a usb stick and pasted it into browser of the XP laptop, took about 10 mins to install the framework completely, and when I then (after restart) downloaded it all loaded properly!! Thanks alot!! what a WIZARD you are!! Now, I need to find out why I cant log on to, it will open up the page with the log-on page but when I click to log on it reverts to a page that only shows a small top ad. banner and wont allow me to log on - any ideas what is wrong there? its allowing me to log on OK on this vista laptop I have running off the same router, thanks LAPTOPDUNCE

  Sea Urchin 12:46 16 Aug 2012

Sadly I have to go out now, but if you still have a problem with PCA when I return later I'll put my mind to it. Meanwhile I am sure others will chip in.

  laptopdunce 13:57 16 Aug 2012

Sea Urchin, thanks for that, I have downloaded Google Chrome browser to the XP laptop and I HAVE got into via the google browser, but I cant get into it with my IE browser, I think there must be something with cookies/ad settings there, but I have no problems accessing ebay, hotmail,yahoo, all the normal sites I use on IE browser, very odd, but thanks for all the help with the last problem with the Net. Framework installation, I can now remove the Photoscape programme I had loaded to the XP laptop in case I couldnt use - but is much better and I am so pleased I have managed to get it to download properly, I use it alot for downsizing photos and altering them, thanks LAPTOPDUNCE

  Sea Urchin 17:19 16 Aug 2012

Glad you have found an answer to accessing PCA even though it's not the solution to the original IE problem.

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