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Microsoft server desktop engine(SONY_MEDIAMGR)

by marinetbryant / August 14, 2007 4:26 AM PDT

Can anyone tell what this is and do I need it? It popped up about a week ago when a tried to play a Shockwave game. It will try to install, get 3/4 done and then reset to try and install again for two more times. Finally the game comes up. I have searched Google and the articles I found make no sense. Microsoft's site makes no sense and I cannot find it in my program or common files. I have no Sony products on my PC. If you can help I'll bake you a cake!


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Here's how I'm fixing those.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2007 4:34 AM PDT

I go to google.com and type in MICROSOFT INSTALLER CLEANUP UTILITY. Armed with this tool I can remove the pending install of the item that is trying to install.

-> Yes you will see dire warnings and more about this tool but I will not write a word about that but share this is how I fix it.


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Thanks Bob
by marinetbryant / August 14, 2007 7:38 AM PDT

Didn't understand it all but it seems to have worked. Sorry, I lied about the cake.


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