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Lighthouse AND niteprlr, Darn you Lighthouse, you BEAT ME AGAIN ! Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. This program is powerful so use with (EXTREME CAUTION). (DO NOT) attempt to take control of Registry Security Hives, etc., etc.; unless you absolutely know what you are doing. Go here: http://www.resplendence.com/downloads Download and install FREE VERSION (Registrar Registry Manager 5.56). http://pubdimensions.com/windows-installer/windows-installer-error-code-1603-installing-windows-installer.php

Hats Off to both you guys and (Lighthouse), we WILL Meet Again in Friendly XP Competition (LOL) (LOL) (LOL). niteprlr, This should KILL ALL references to the game software in the registry for you. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top niteprlr Posts: 41 This post has been reported. Check in Startup folder and in System configuration utility(msconfig).

Download this http://technet.microsoft.com/e.....63902.aspx Run it, and see if you can spot the culprit Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Santo Posts: 1288 This post has been reported. Thanks Lighthouse, and everyone else that offered assistance. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top niteprlr Posts: 41 This post has been reported. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

I tried to do that, but still have the same problem.... What Services are running using Autoruns and was about to give (niteprlr) a link. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top niteprlr Posts: 41 This post has been reported.

Post back with results. Did you try my suggestion above? Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949377 FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.

Any ideas? I have to click "cancel" about 15 to 20 times to get it to stop. Check if your computer has any other associated application of that game. Actually, yes.

Use search function by typing in Name of game, Author of game or (ANYTHING) which identifies the game software you installed. click for more info You might need to make sure that your window is displaying allfiles, even hidden ones, cause sometimes those files can hide and you wont be able to delete them unless you Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top newagepirate Posts: 76 This post has been reported.

Kindest Regards, Rick P. http://pubdimensions.com/windows-installer/windows-3-1-installer-error.php I'm trying the fixes recommended here and will backup the reg, reboot and login and let all of you know the result. Use bottom button and choose the (DELETE ALL FEATURE)-(NOT HIDE). Play with program until you understand it.

The game is not in the Add/Remove Programs list, does not show up in the registry anywhere (via a search) and I have run registry cleaners to try and correct the Windows Installer keeps popping up and starts the install routine for a game that I had installed and uninstalled months ago. Copyright © 2006-2016 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

More about the author The game in question is Harley Davidson - Race to the Rally.

{{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software Office Windows Additional software Apps All apps Windows apps Windows phone apps Games Xbox I am running Windows XP Pro SP3. Hit the find button and you will probably see maybe 25 to 50 registry entries that you will not understand.

Nothing is working to fix this problem!

By the way what the name of that game??? thanks for all of your help! Reboot your machine and the Registry will regenerate new clean keys. And then uninstall it with Revo Uninstaller http://www.revouninstaller.com/ Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top niteprlr Posts: 41 This post has been reported.

OK. I would reinstall the game. ARRRGGGHHHH! click site There are no longer ANY entries in the registry for that game, yet installer insists on popping up and trying to install it every few minutes.

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) - Windows installer problems (XP SP3) (12 posts) Thanks in advance! I have it disabled, and so far, so good. Using AutoRuns, I narrowed it down to the only likely suspect that I could find which was the Install Shield Update Manager Service.

I finally solved it (so far anyhow). Regards, Rick P. Next step is to reformat and re-install..... :( Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. PLEASE HELP!!!!

Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. That was my next question.