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computer will not load software from either cd roms

by mccartin1 / December 29, 2004 9:07 AM PST

I am able to play dvd's and music cd's but when I try to load software it will begin with the install shield then just diapears no messages nothing. I am running win2000 pro and this is a recent developement.

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(NT) (NT) are you virus and spyware free?
by Mark5019 / December 29, 2004 12:01 PM PST
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As far as I can tell
by mccartin1 / December 29, 2004 1:18 PM PST

I have run the spyware program from aol as well as my yahoo. I have found nothing. My interent surfing is limited to sites I have never had a problem with someone mentioned changing my admin profile

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Just Some Thoughts...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 29, 2004 1:20 PM PST

First, are you running the installations from a user with "administrative" privileges? That's required on W2000.

2. Is this happening with only ONE software installation or all installations from CD? If it's a single software, then it's possible the software and InstallShield aren't supported correctly on Win2000.

3. Have you tried creating a folder on the desktop, then "exploring" the CD while it's in the CD-Rom, then copying and pasting ALL of the files from the CD to the desktop folder? Once all files are in the desktop folder, remove the CD, open the desktop folder and double click on the "Setup.exe" file to start the installation. Does that get it installed?

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Thanks
by mccartin1 / December 29, 2004 1:36 PM PST
In reply to: Just Some Thoughts...

It was happening with copied software I have loaded a different thing no problem.

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(NT) (NT) That Explains It..Glad We Could Help !
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 29, 2004 2:02 PM PST
In reply to: Thanks
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