windows installer

  alltime 23:38 26 Nov 2005

would anyone know, when i turn my laptop on and the icons come up on the screen, why windows installer box is there but not installing anything to my knowledge. this happens every time you turn it on. i have microsoft spyware and trend antivirus but nothing shows up.

  rawprawn 09:00 27 Nov 2005

Have a look in msconfig and see if Instmsi.exe is listed. If it is untick it

  dogbreath1 09:10 27 Nov 2005

click here and look at the FE's response to a similar problem that I had.

  alltime 10:30 27 Nov 2005

rawprawn. I found windows installer in msconfig, services, have unticked it but it still comes up on start up. any other suggestions?

  alltime 10:36 27 Nov 2005

dogbreath1. followed your link to th FE,s suggestion and have uninstalled the printer, this seemed to have done the trick.
Have had problems trying to get the laptop to pick up the radio link for the printer from the main pc for months, so maybe will try again to set it up at some stage.
thanks for the help.

  rawprawn 10:45 27 Nov 2005

I would put the tick back in msconfig, as it seems to be a different problem. You can always untick it again if it reverts back.

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