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Old 12-07-2004, 01:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I installed ACE CoDecS Pack Pro.
It froze at 100%.
I restarted my comp.
None of my videos play.

I tried to uninstall but got a "External Exception C000001D" error.

ACE placed millions of files all over my HD. What should I do to remove it safely?

I tried this:
-un-install
-un-install (safe-mode)
-install, trying to overwrite installation (got same external exception)
-un-install again

I am lost.
I think I will format unless somebody has a better solution.

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Old 12-07-2004, 01:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't want to do sfc /scannow cause I don't want to re-install updates.
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TheMajor, was the the ENTIRE error code?
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yep, that's all. I will check my log to see if there's some additional info.
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Ooooh that doesn't sound good. Try a system restore.
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The reason I'm asking is that some codes are hardware related. Liz
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I have system restore disabled...lol
I would prefer a format over a restore. But it would be cool to get this fixed faster.

I got some errors in my log... too bad its all in Dutch

ID: 8193
Fout van de Volume Shadow Copy-service: onverwachte fout bij het aanroepen van routine CoCreateInstance. hr = 0x80040206.

ID: 4609
Het COM+-gebeurtenissysteem heeft bij de interne verwerking een ongeldige resultaatcode gevonden. HRESULT is 8007043C voor regel 44 van d:\nt_qxp\com\com1x\src\events\tier1\eventsystemob j.cpp.
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When you find it, look it up in Microsoft's knowledge base. Unfortunately I have to leave for an appt and won't be back for a few hours.

IF you need to, look here for any downloadable fixes: http://www.spyware911.net/downloads.htm
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
http://www.onecomputerguy.com/
http://www.blackviper.com/

Somewhere on one of those pages, you might find something to help. I'll be back later. Liz
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ID: 8193 Errors of the volume Shadow Copy-service: unexpected error at calling rut CoCreateInstance. hr = 0x80040206. ID: 4609 Com+-gebeurtenissysteem have found an invalid result code at the internal processing. HRESULT are 8007043C for rule 44 of d:\nt_qxp\com\com1x\src\events\tier1\eventsystemob j.cpp.

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I think I will format. Its more than one month ago anyways. I will wait till i get a new HD from my uncle so I can make an image after re-installing XP. Maybe I will install Linux, too.
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