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How to Fix NSIS Error

by hendos44 / October 4, 2011 10:51 PM PDT

I am looking at a friends computer running XP Pro with SP3. There are two users, in one user I can install the programs fine, but in the other I get NSIS Error Error Loading Installer. I have scanned system with: Avast Boot Scan, Malwarebytes & after uninstalling Avast I ran combo fix then installed AVG & ran that All cleared. I then tried to run Microsoft Fix it & it failed & I got the following messages in two small pop-up windows:

One with the heading Extracting File - Verifying File - windows xp-kb926139 v2-86.ENU

Next with the heading: Extraction Failed with subtext: The filename, directory name, or volume label is incorrect.

Can anybody help as this has got me stumped. Although I know I can just delete the user as the user is not the administrator, but I do not like to be beaten by a problem, without trying every possible solution.

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Did you try it the old way?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2011 1:41 AM PDT
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Just checking
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 5, 2011 8:32 PM PDT

Sorry for the intrusion but when I clicked your link I got a Microsoft page for;

"Windows PowerShell 1.0 English Language Installation Packages for Windows Server 2003 and for Windows XP".

I wasn't sure how that related to the OP's problem, hence my er.. intrusion. Happy


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(NT) That's KB 926139. Just like they noted.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 6, 2011 3:23 AM PDT
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NSIS Error
by hendos44 / October 6, 2011 2:24 PM PDT

Thanks for the help, but yes I had tried that already & it installed powershell 1.0 but I am still getting the NSIS error.

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First step done. Next? Do you have THAT firewall?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2011 6:21 AM PDT
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by hendos44 / October 9, 2011 11:58 PM PDT

No, it only has the windows built in firewall.

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The other user.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2011 3:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Firewall

Could be that old XP CORRUPT PROFILE, Limited User, or a permissions issue. Nothing in the discussion gives me reason to suggest which to pursue.

This means you'll have to use your first hand knowledge to pick which one to go after.

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