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broekie

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I had diskeeper basic and tried to remove it to try other programs . Now I got diskeeper pro premier 2010 but just before it installs I get an error from diskeeper pro installer information saying ,
1:the IntallScript engine is missing from this machine. If available, please run ISScipt.msi, or contact your support personnel for further assistance.
I will be grateful for any help, thanks in advance .
p.s I have windows vista
 

broekie

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thanks for your fast reply but I can't open the link you provided, I tried the one in the e-mail and the one in the forum . could you dbl check the link maybe something is missing. I will keep trying .
I understand what has to be done from reading other post but i can't find it.
In the mean time thanks for your help.
 
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The link should of worked... below is a mirror of the webpage

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Q108158: Setup Is Unable To Find or Update ISScript.msi

Problem
During installation, you may get an error message regarding the IsScript engine. The following are some of the common error messages encountered with the IsScript engine:

  • Cannot find IsScript.msi
  • The version of IsScript.msi is old
  • The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'IsScript.Msi' in the box below.

More Information
The above error messages are system specific and often caused by some sort of corruption on your computer. In addition to the solution provided below, it is recommended that users acquire administrative privileges on their computers if running the setup on Windows NT 4.0, 2000 or XP.

Fix
To fix this issue, you need to determine the version number of the IsScript engine you need, download it, and install it.

  1. Right-click on the installation file that you are trying to install and select Properties.
    • The typical names for installation files are setup.exe, update.exe, installer.exe, etc.
    • Your installation file can be found on the CD where you are running the setup from.
  2. In the Properties dialog, click on the Version tab.
  3. Look at the File Version field to determine the version number of the IsScript engine you need:
    • If the file version number is 2.0x or less, download the IKernel engine and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\engine from the machine.
      • Download IkernelUpdate.exe
      • Once downloaded, double-click it. This installs the IKernel engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 7, download the following ISScript.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\7 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript7x.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 8, download the following IsScript8.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\8 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript8.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript8.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 9, download the following IsScript9.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\9 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript9.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript9.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 9.5 , download the following IsScript10.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\10 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript10.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript9.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 10 , download the following IsScript10.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\10 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript101.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript9.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 10.5 , download the following IsScript1050.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1050 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript1050.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript9.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
    • If the file version number starts with 11 , download the following IsScript11.msi file and install it on your computer.
      • Delete the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11 from the machine.
      • Download IsScript11.zip
      • Unzip the above file using the WinZip utility.
      • Double-click the IsScript9.msi file. This installs the IsScript engine, which should fix the issue.
Does Your Issue Still Exist?
If after following these instructions your product failed to install, you'll need to contact your vendor. See the Who to Contact page for more information.

Glossary Terms and Related Topics
Q108353: administrative privileges
Q108356: IDriver.exe
Q108345: isscript.msi
Q108351: engine
Q108379: Acquire Administrative Privileges on Your Computer
Q108228: How Do I Use the WinZip Utility in Windows 2000 or Earlier?
Q108326: How Do I Unzip a File in Windows XP?

Last Modified Date: 05-14-2009
ID: Q108158
 

broekie

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hey thanks again for getting back to me, I tried the link you provided at a different time and it worked
it must of been my connection, anyways your post was very helpful, so thank you for that
 
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