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Application Installer

Listed below are busy files followed by the...

 
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The installation cannot continue until the specified files and applications are closed.

In some cases, you may have two copies of the same installer running, one hidden under the other. Move the top dialog to see if this is the case and close the duplicate copy.

 
 
   
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  Application Installer  

 
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  Listed below are busy files followed by the application that's using the file. Close the application and click Retry, or click Ignore to replace the files after a reboot. Clicking Exit quits the installation. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
Issued By
  msiexec.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Close Files in Use
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To proceed with actions on the file or folder, the application using it must release it. Either save or close the open file.

If you continue to get a warning, try closing the open application.

    If you had an application crash since powering on, Windows may think a file is still in use, when it no longer is. A reboot should clear the issue.

     
       
     
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      FaultWire Staff
    Posted: 21-Jan-2011
     
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    Last update: 21-Jan-2011 10:27 am