It would help if the original poster repliedSeeing no one had answered this post and when I was looking I found this post so I would like to share the fix for anyone else looking
1. Browse to the DVD in Windows Explorer
2. Right click ffxivsetup.exe and click Properties
3. On the Compatibility tab, uncheck "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" (if you can't uncheck it, you probably need to click "Change settings for all users" at the bottom of the same dialog)
4. Reinstall normally
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