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Windows Installer wanting to always install Roxio

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Major_Truth, Jun 29, 2009.

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  1. Major_Truth

    Major_Truth Thread Starter

    Sep 3, 2003
    Running Windows XP, and every time my windows starts up, it wants to automatically install Roxio. I set the service to disabled for the time being.

    Is there something in the Registry I can look out for and/or change ?
  2. -Fabez-


    Jul 28, 2008
    Have you checked your startup entries ?
  3. Elvandil


    Aug 1, 2003
    Do you have Roxio installed? Have you tried uninstalling, rebooting, and reinstalling?
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    I used to have that problem with Roxio RecordNow 8.0. The install or uninstall of certain programs would cause that problem. I quit using it and switched to a different CD-burning program.

  5. fairnooks

    fairnooks Banned

    Oct 1, 2007
    Try running a disk cleanup and check to remove all temp files (or remove them manually if you know how). Sometimes an install extraction will be placed in a generic temp file area and the install or uninstall of other programs will sweep up the old installation and start that install again. This will happen especially if the user specifies the same location of the setup extraction each time without moving or removing the previous extraction.

    Doesn't sound exactly like the problem faced by the OP but ya never know, and it doesn't hurt to clean up the temp files.
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