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Microsoft FrontPage 2003 Install Glitch

by results99 / September 17, 2005 5:02 AM PDT

Running Windows 2000 Pro on a PC with 120 GB HD; 1.2 GHz Processor; and 512 MB RAM, I'm having no luck installing newly-purchased, full-install, Microsoft FrontPage 2003.

Here's the message that keeps popping up:
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SETUP.exe has generated errors and will be closed by
Windows. You will need to restart the program.
An error log is being created.
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No matter what I try, the same message comes up. Any
suggestions? FrontPage loads nicely on a non-owned PC.

Thanks for this...
Darryl Ruff

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What?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2005 5:59 AM PDT
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No Half Story Here...
by results99 / September 18, 2005 6:53 AM PDT
In reply to: What?

Ouch! Your assessment is wrong, Bob. You see, the first post on the Mac forum dealt with Virtual PC v.7 and the difficulties installing FrontPage 2003. A short time later later, I wondered if the problem might lie with Windows 2000 Pro (the O/S within Virtual PC). It was then I posted to the Windows 2000/NT forum making no mention of VPC so as not to confuse PC users.

As far as installing on other machines, this is not so. I have yet to install FrontPage on any computer. I merely did a test on a PC at our Municipal Hall where I consult. As soon as the install process asked for the Product Key, the install was cancelled.

I hope this note helps to explain what's going on here. If not, apologies are extended.

On a side note, there's a Bob Proffitt in our community who's a heating oil delivery guy...

Darryl Ruff

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As I read it...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2005 7:57 AM PDT
In reply to: No Half Story Here...

There are missing pieces to this story. I've read the posts in the other forums and then I read this post and come away with a bad feeling the details are not being shared. Again, leave out the pieces to the story if you want, but I like the full story.

Sorry, but Microsoft should help you on the phone since with what's been presented, it's an install and warranty issue.

Bob

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No More To The Story...
by results99 / September 18, 2005 8:52 AM PDT
In reply to: As I read it...

Hi again, Bob. There are no missing pieces, and I'm too honest to convey untruths. "Bad feelings" aren't warranted, I assure you. You have the full story.

That said, I appreciate your response in the Mac forum. And I'll follow you advice in this post.

Thanks again, Bob...

Darryl Ruff

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A list.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2005 10:11 AM PDT

The usual list.

1. The OS updates.
Service Packs and all critical updates. The details are not in your post, so I apologise if this is not needed.

2. No spyware. Try EWIDO from google.com

3. The Microsoft Installer Cleanup noted at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=290301

Any install error message or EventID from the Event Viewer would be helpful if you could share such.

Bob

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