"unfulfilled system reboot request"

  hippie54 03:59 11 Jul 2007
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Running Windows XP Pro, i have tried several times to install new Serif software from a cd only to receive a message saying "the installation is unable to begin due to an existing unfulfilled system reboot request being detected. Please reboot your computer and restart the installation"

Despite several reboots, cleaning the registry etc, the problem persists: any ideas on possible solution?

  Technotiger 07:22 11 Jul 2007

Have you tried a System Restore back a day or so?

  Technotiger 07:23 11 Jul 2007

I meant to add - and then try the installation again.

  brundle 07:29 11 Jul 2007

try this (near the bottom of the page) click here

  hippie54 23:44 11 Jul 2007

many thanks to 'Technotiger' and 'brundle' for your help:
I couldn't actually try system restore as i foolishly(?) had the facility turned off,

but the problem was resolved by following brundles link and following the advice from serif

Again, many, many thanks
Hippie 54

  Technotiger 07:51 12 Jul 2007

Grreat, glad you are sorted - thanks for the feedback.

  davidnhill43 18:44 06 Dec 2010

Tried closing MS Firewall & Anti-Virus program but still get same message as original posting think I will have to contact SERI.COM
Thanks for your feed back
Redadmiral

  Simsy 15:03 07 Dec 2010

click here

Regards,

Simsy

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