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I can't install ANYTHING on Windows 7


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pvparamite

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I'm having big problems with a Windows 7 operating system on a Sony Vaio laptop. I cannot install ANYTHING new (programs etc) on to the computer and right now Iím also having trouble uninstalling programs. Every time I start the computer, about 2 minutes after its logged into the user account, the Windows Installer box pops up and says 'preparing to install...' and then it disappears after a few seconds never to be seen again until the next time I start up. I don't know what program is doing this, but I presume this is what is effecting me from installing any new programs. All the new programs I try to install get so far through the installation process before they say something along the lines of "you must complete the previous installation to continue" etc, or something similar meaning that there's another installation going on preventing new installations to occur. PLEASE HELP! I literally don't know what program is doing this, or how to fix it. I don't know anything about registry's etc so yeah... Please help :(
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Download

Process explorer

Extract it your desktop,restart the PC and launch it when you receive the installer pop up,see which program is causing it.

Download

mini toolbox

List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs

Click Go and post the result.
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