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Old 11-04-2007, 01:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just bought a subscription for Trend Micro, and I reformatted my computer. I was in the process of installing Trend Micro, but I can't. I keep getting msiexec.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. EVERY Program I try to install does this. Any fixes?

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Old 11-04-2007, 06:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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When you formattted did you use Quick or Full format? It sounds like you did a quick format and had a problem with your install. Have to do it again with a full format not quick.

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I used a full format, and then wrote the drive with 0's after I realized I format the wrong partition, and installed it on my smaller partition. I did some searching, and I guess all that was needed was a newer version of msiexec.exe. I downloaded it from Microsoft.com, rebooted, and started working.
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