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    Installing new applications (Ad Aware) (Windows XP/2.0)

    I downloaded and tried to install the latest version of Ad Aware on my wife's machine. Download was okay. On installation, it got about 80 percent through it and then I got an Error Message saying that the installlation could not be completed because of a problem with the Windows Installer. Any insight, fixes resolution that anyone can provide will be greatly appreciated by both my wife and I.

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    Ron M

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    Re: Installing new applications (Ad Aware) (Windows XP/2.0)

    Was there an error code? Is the userid a member of the admin group?

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    Re: Installing new applications (Ad Aware) (Windows XP/2.0)

    Maybe you have already done this. . .
    But my method of operation when I have such a problem....

    Get a cold beer....
    I reboot and try to install again.
    If that does not work, I remove the offending app and reboot and then download the app again and try again.
    99% of the time it works for me.

    If that does not work......I get another beer and do just as you did, Post here. Ha!

    Also, I remember I had some problem with adware because I had Live Care runing too. So you miight want to make sure that there are not other 'spyware' type apps running while you are trying to install.
    Michael

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