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Once the user clicks "Finish" on the last page of the installer, they will be asked to reboot. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...FC-5F56-4A38-B838-DE776FD4138C&displaylang=en Pete C Microsoft MVP Internet Explorer 2004 - 2011 Keep all responses to BBS posts on the BBS so that others may benefit If we have helped you please SP2 is the newest available for Windows XP. > For Office, it depends on the Office version, and I'm not certain of the > answer, but for Windows--I doubt there will Like I said in my previous post, the installer is currently 3.7mb. have a peek here

I've found it rare that a program can't be installed on d: or e: - anyware but c: . Should I shut the updater off for now until I get this fixed? What the...? I have Windows on C, programs on D, plus several other partitions for storage.

My hdd is 120gb, so if I make C: 20gb that should give me enough space to accept software installs before finding a new partition to move them too. There are many critical update pre-requisites for the WD install. Usually available on Ebay these >> >> days >> >> for cheap. >> >> >> >> -- >> >> >> >> Regards, Dave >> >> >> >> >> >> Bill Sanderson For the process to take effect you must reboot the computer unless you're using the XP CD, and then reinstall XP; the CD will reformat the partition anyway you tell it,

  • I have similar problems with the File and settings transfer where a new computer which is SP2 tells me the file version on the current computer (supposedly SP4) is too old.
  • So it seems I got the "SP4" grade wihouth passing the SP2 > > stage. > > > > It's a mess (and then I didn't even start on the problems
  • March 31, 2009 at 8:18 pm Rick Brewster In that case, Deraj, your computer will explode.
  • August 25, 2008 at 11:55 am Mathias Not that I care anyway as I will use the updater most of the time (and I never expected you to put them into

Regards,Alan. What's best here? There is no need to install this >> > update" >> > >> > ??? >> > >> >> >> Bill Sanderson MVP, Aug 2, 2006 #11 Guest Guest Re: How about a balloon popup after the reboot saying "paint.net successfully installed, get the hot bits from your start menu now!" September 3, 2008 at 9:50 pm Rick Brewster Bruce --

This happens on a 64 bit Windows 7. Hey, (off topic,) would it be worth it to create a C: drive that just holds Windows XP? i not really feeling the restart November 2, 2008 at 9:58 pm Robguy People are still running XP? (ok, I know they are. you could check here What's best here?

No, create an account now. Set a System Restore point first, just in case you make things worse. This > was since installing the XP Security Update (KB893086), which itself took > **9** tries before it finally succeeded! > > I recently upgraded from XP-Home to XP-Pro, hoping this August 25, 2008 at 4:46 pm Nidonocu According to the stuff on the schema here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc656920.aspx There is some way of giving the UI some download information.

I'm not sure how to delete a partiton. Source Related 1Installing Capicom without SelfReg: Wix Custom Actions Not Found (Err 2721)0Creating a future proof .NET 3.5 SP1 installer prerequisite for setup.exe AND the .MSI5HOWTO and best working installation (MSI) chainer Many people end up going for the "safest" download, and will always grab that one instead of the more sensibly sized ones. http://www.google.com/search?client=opera&rls=en&q=0x8004ace8&sourceid=opera&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8 Does the error occur when updating Installshield, or when trying to install other software?

Since this is a fresh XP SP2 box with no updates installed yet, they will need Windows Installer 3.1, .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, and of course Paint.NET. navigate here You heard it hear first! 🙂 And there you have it. more stack exchange communities company blog Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed answers to any questions you might have Meta Discuss the workings and Edit: Since you made the partitions, just use the same program to remove c: Last edited: 2006/04/09 Mike sparrow, #8 2006/04/09 bluzkat Well-Known Member Joined: 2002/04/02 Messages: 626 Likes Received:

Usually available on Ebay these days for cheap. -- Regards, Dave Bill Sanderson MVP wrote: > Hmm - some typos here. > > Reading between the lines, this is what I Cheers, Ivan "Dave M" wrote: > Bill, Google XP Professional version 2002. Bottom line is: The system may need to be restarted right after Windows Installer 3.1 and before installation of .NET Framework 3.5. Check This Out I'm not so sure I can locate some of those discs, but I could try to get the drivers off the internet.

I'm yet to work out quite how to do this (and the only way I've found to customize the installer at all is to start the redistributable file, extract all the Related Recent Posts paint.net 4.0.13 is nowavailable paint.net 4.0.12 is nowavailable paint.net 4.0.11 is nowavailable paint.net 4.0.10 is nowavailable paint.net 4.0.10 beta build 6022 is nowavailable Recent Comments Rick Brewster on I followed this procedure with the Windows XP cd in the drive: (I did the Install and not the Recovery ) On the Welcome screen I clicked "Install Windows XP ",

Talk about a catch-22.

Dave Kay, Nov 25, 2006 #5 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 There are a couple of "hits" in the Google search with suggestions from applications vendors for that You must have put this together over a long period of time, there's so much here. It repeatedly reboots from a blue screeen. On Windows XP and Vista, it has worked without any problem for a long time so far.

September 4, 2008 at 12:58 pm Bruce Fair enough, although you are already planning to provide a non-C# setup dialog - just a really, really simple one. I suggest that as soon as you run the installer, at the point where you say "will install bits X, Y, and Z" you also ask the questions about "quick or Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List this contact form I have a Partition Commander program that I run once in a while to balance my drive sizes.....

Finally, the Paint.NET v4 installer is launched! I would rather link to Microsoft's site, if you really want to burn it on a CD or something. the application installs fine when application.msi or OurInstallLauncher.exe (see below for explanation) is started directly no matter if run as administrator is applied. Thanks for the reinstall tip, but our client claims this machine is newly installed and they believe this is a generic problem in the installer and would like to prevent this

Installer 3.1, Installer 3.1 won't install (KB893 Can't remember how that works--you might need a usb-floppy, or better a usb key if that works. Installer 3.1, Installer 3.1 won't install (KB893 Oops, forgot to check the "Notify me of replies" checkbox There was never a Win 2000 on either machines. Rollin' Rog, Nov 25, 2006 #6 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Anyway, I see there are many folk out there with the same prob and I now have tons of 'fixes' to try...

Is the version number: 3.1.4000 If so, the update has been installed -- but perhaps it wasn't registered properly, so open a command prompt: Start > run cmd and enter: msiexec Once the user has their hands on the Paint.NET v4 installer, that's all they have to figure out. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. That's why I'm confused.

August 25, 2008 at 10:52 am Rick Brewster Mathias -- I do have ‘install' and ‘update' flavors for the ZIP, the latter of which excludes Windows Installer and the .NET bootstrapper. Anyone have any ideas? However, if I am doing Client Profile install, presumably I could live without those ASP and server parts version 2.0, so I can live also without them at version 3.5 SP1. Installer 3.1, Installer 3.1 won't install (KB893 Well--I'm still slightly lost.

August 26, 2008 at 10:01 am Rick Brewster miechu -- I'm not putting a 200MB download on my website. I did however have my automatic update switch on and when >> > some >> > time later I finally decided to switch to SP2, I could no longer >> > I see what sparrow was trying to tell me. There are others on this board that prefer one large partition for everything.

It downloads and then it says something > like "verifying download" but it suddenly aborts and says the installation > failed. Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.