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Windows Installer Message For No Reason


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supernoober

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Hi,
I often get this windows installer message even when I am not installing anything. It just says "preparing to install", then goes away. It occurs most when I have just started up the computer and try to load an application or program before giving the computer a minute to load. It is very annoying and I want to get rid of it.
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When Windows Installer pops up, can tell what it is trying to install, should be on the title bar.
Can u name the appications for which the Windows Installer pops up.
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I am not installing anything so there is no name. Also, it happens for a whole bunch of applications, not just a certain one, and all of them don't need anything installed. I think it has something to do with loading. I think examples are nero, my computer, sbc dsl; basically anything that might be slow when the computer has just started.
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I found the cause of the message. I went to start>allprograms>startup and found hpoddt01.exe; when i clicked on it, the message showed up, then disappeared like nothing. Should I delete it?

EDIT: i deleted it and now its gone.

Edited by supernoober, 20 August 2005 - 02:55 PM.

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