norton systemworks won't install

  lonemascot 23:23 23 Jun 2006
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i bought Norton systemworks premier 2006 for my XP based pc. while installing GoBack it stops and says that i have too many programs open to continue installing.

i have no open programs on the desktop. there are about 35 processes operating in the background though.

is there a way to install it with minimum programs running?

Cheers

  johnnyrocker 23:26 23 Jun 2006

safe mode?


johny.

  lonemascot 23:35 23 Jun 2006

right i guessed that would be the case, how do i enter safe mode?

is it just a case of entering setup on startup and selecting it from there?

  johnnyrocker 23:42 23 Jun 2006

depending on os, in xp pro which i have it is F8 during boot up ie dos screen.


johnny.

  lonemascot 23:44 23 Jun 2006

ok mate cheers i give it a go.

  johnnyrocker 23:48 23 Jun 2006

no probs and good luck



johnny.

  lonemascot 20:24 24 Jun 2006

i pressed f8 and entered start up in safe mode. although when i opened the contents of the disc and clicked the setup application an error message appeared saying that i couldn't install this particular file in safe mode.

any other ideas peeps?

  SANTOS7 20:31 24 Jun 2006

click here
full of bugs "go-back" seems to be one of the main culprits..

  lonemascot 20:41 24 Jun 2006

looks like i should have bought something else.

what other system maintenance, virus protection etc package is worthwhile then?

  SANTOS7 20:43 24 Jun 2006

You do not need to do that maybe a custom install would be better leaving "go-back" off as it is a resourse hugger cos of the way it works and just use
the system restore facility that works just as well..

  lonemascot 19:05 18 Jul 2006

and it all worked fine, thanks peeps.

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