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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by speedy45, Nov 3, 2007.

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  1. speedy45

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    For some reason everytime I install anything related to Windows Installer I get the error that the access to the file is denied?
    So why is this happening?
     
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    are you logged in as an administrator or a user

    goto control panel
    user accounts

    should tell you there
     
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    I am login as a Adminstrator
     
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    I try everything 1101doc and nothing, so maybe it is spyware that is causing and if it is spyware then which program can fix this for good?
     
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    With one out of 6 computers infected I cannot rule out spyware in your case, but Installer has often presented problems all on its own. Here are some more things to try. I suggest that you attempt to install the latest version for XP, 3.1.
    http://www.softwarepatch.com/windows/wininstallnt.html
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...FC-5F56-4A38-B838-DE776FD4138C&displaylang=en
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315346
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555175

    For help with spyware, go to the following link, read all the stickies, and post a HiJackThis log there.
    http://forums.techguy.org/54-malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/
     
  7. speedy45

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    well I try this 1101doc, well Windows Installer is not my Services List and I was wondering why?
     
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    I found your last post cryptic. What did you try, and did you get a 'new' Installer?
     
  9. speedy45

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    well it's ok for now because I format my hard drive and reinstall Windows XP from scatch myself and that solove it. So thank for your help.
     
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