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Windows Install keeps popping up

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by elicoten, Jan 2, 2007.

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  1. elicoten

    elicoten Thread Starter

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    Hi

    I found that recently, there are certain (apparently random) programs that when I run them, the Windows installer always comes up and says that it is configuring the VMWare Server. The funny thing is that these programs have nothing to do with VMWare.

    It happens to a few different programs, and I'm quite mystified. Some of the programs that it happens with don't even install with the Windows Installer, they are simply stand-alone EXE files extracted from Zip files.

    Thanks to anyone who can shed any light on this one (y)

    Eli
     
  2. bonk

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    Howdy did you install VMWare Server?
     
  3. elicoten

    elicoten Thread Starter

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    Yes I did, but I wouldn't expect to see it re-installing itself every time I open certain programs that apparently have nothing to do either with VMWare or Windows Installer.
     
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