Extraction of Microsoft Hotfix

  [DELETED] 23:44 03 Mar 2006
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I have recently been sent a hotfix to correct an audio/video synchronisation problem with my new TV tuner card. It is an exe. file that was emailed to me by my computer provider (Mesh). Probem is when I try to extract it I get a message saying "Windows found that this file is potentially harmful. To help protect your computer, Windows has blocked access to this file". Help & Support Center says I can unblock the file by clicking the unblock box in properties, but the properties box for this file doesn't contain an unblock option. Can anyone help?

  [DELETED] 00:28 04 Mar 2006

Assuming you are using Outlook Express read this ; click here

  [DELETED] 09:26 04 Mar 2006

Thanks for that. Have now extracted file but when I try to run it I get an error message referring me to the log file, which says:

1.141: 2006/02/24 22:58:39.703 (local)
1.141: c:\660eca556fa7159879804ed3b9b540\update\update.exe (version 5.5.31.0)
1.156: Service Pack started with following command line:
1.250: C:\WINDOWS\system32\quartz.dll is Present
1.250: FileVersion of C:\WINDOWS\system32\quartz.dll is Greater or Equal To 6.5.1.0
1.250: FileVersion of C:\WINDOWS\system32\quartz.dll is Greater or Equal To 6.5.2600.2524
1.250: Second Condition in PreReq.IsRightVersion Failed
1.250: Condition Check for Line 1 of PreRequisite returned FALSE
1.266: ReadStringFromInf: SetupGetLineText failed: 0xe0000102
1.266: KB887131 Setup encountered an error: Setup cannot continue because one or more pre-requisites required to install KB887131 failed. For More details check the Log File C:\WINDOWS\KB887131.log
1.266: ReadStringFromInf: SetupGetLineText failed: 0xe0000102
1.266: Setup cannot continue because one or more pre-requisites required to install KB887131 failed. For More details check the Log File C:\WINDOWS\KB887131.log
15.266: Message displayed to the user: Setup cannot continue because one or more pre-requisites required to install KB887131 failed. For More details check the Log File C:\WINDOWS\KB887131.log
15.266: User Input: OK
15.266: Update.exe extended error code = 0xf0f4
15.266: Update.exe return code was masked to 0x643 for MSI custom action compliance.

Any further suggestions greatly appreciated.

  [DELETED] 10:07 04 Mar 2006

You need to refer that to Mesh, one of the installed system files is already newer than the version the hotfix is designed to update.

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