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Microsoft Windows Installer

It seems that just about every function that I prepare to do, the window which says "Windows Installer - Preparing to Install" pops up. This is very annoying. How do I turn it off? I have Windows XP (home edition 2003). Thanks for any help.

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Windows Installer on XP

In reply to: Microsoft Windows Installer

If it's a message about installing the Journal Viewer (you only tell the window title, not the message itself) the solution can be found in

Else post again with more info, such as the contents of the window.


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Windows Installer

In reply to: Windows Installer on XP

Thanks for your help. The window that pops up says merely "WINDOWS INSTALLER - Preparing to Install..." This window pops up just about every function I try to do even when I go thru the different items in my email. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Windows Installer

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Thanks to everyone who replied. By process of elimination, I found that the Microsoft Office was the problem so I uninstalled/reinstalled it and now it's fine.

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