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by rmcarl / April 11, 2006 7:15 AM PDT

I would like to know if InstallShield Wizard is a component of Windows 98SE.

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part is...part isn't....
by reefurbb / April 11, 2006 9:33 AM PDT
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The Wizard is availible for use, relevant to "add/remove programs" and a folder containing "uninstall info" and Registry entries.
Part isn't, that the software must be written to access and properly use the Wizard, including optional permissions or approvals, and warnings.

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by rmcarl / April 11, 2006 1:31 PM PDT

Can the part that is be restored if damaged or corrupted?

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(NT) (NT) Tell more about your problem, please.
by Kees Bakker / April 11, 2006 5:02 PM PDT
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by rmcarl / April 11, 2006 10:45 PM PDT

I was having a problem with Hallmark Card Studio 2 Standard, so I decided to uninstall and then reinstall the program. When I try to reinstall I get following messages.

Card Studio 2 is preparing the InstallShield Wizard which will guide you through the rest of the process.
(The program does not install and the message disappears rapidly, then the following message)

Confirm File Deletion
Do you want to remove the selected application and all of its components? OK Cancel
(If I press cancel the message goes away and nothing happens. If I press OK another message appears)

InstallShield Wizard Maintenance Complete
InstallShield has finished maintenance operation on Hallmark Card Studio 2 Standard Finish
(When I press finish, the Confirm File Deletion message appears again)

The setup program does not start

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If...
by Blue_Zee / April 11, 2006 5:41 PM PDT
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by rmcarl / April 11, 2006 10:48 PM PDT
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Followed your suggestion, but got message that program already exists.

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Easter Beagle, you ain't corrupt...
by reefurbb / April 12, 2006 10:42 AM PDT
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Some applications require complete uninstall before reinstall. You may have to delete the appropos Hallmark folder in Program Files.

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Been there, done that!
by rmcarl / April 12, 2006 1:13 PM PDT

However the program is still listed in add/remove programs. It is not listed in this registry key. HKEY_Local_machine\software\microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\uninstall Haven't been able to find any files or folders related to Hallmark.

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Try
by Blue_Zee / April 12, 2006 4:58 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) No help there
by rmcarl / April 13, 2006 6:18 AM PDT
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Hallmark may be a sub-folder of another name...
by reefurbb / April 14, 2006 8:13 AM PDT
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just as AVG antivirus is a subfolder of Grisoft.
Start-Run-REGEDIT-edit-find-Hallmark. After each find, do "find next".

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by rmcarl / April 16, 2006 12:13 PM PDT

Found nothing pertaining to the program.
Thanks for the suggestion.

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The name of the app in Add/Remove Programs...
by reefurbb / April 17, 2006 1:18 AM PDT

will be the name to search for in REGEDIT.
Or you can manually search HKEY_LOCAL MACHINE, SOFTWARE. And listings found will also be in CURRENT USER.

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Issue resolved
by rmcarl / April 17, 2006 12:07 PM PDT

I want to thank all that took time to give of themselves. Issue has been resolved with your help.
Thanks!

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