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Problem with Shortcut

Fatal error during installation.

 
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A needed registry entry is likely missing or directed to a nonexistent file or directory.

This is likely cause by a bug in the program's installer or a bug in the MSI installer itself.  It may also be related to the current user being different than the user when a product was installed.

 
 
   
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  Problem with Shortcut 

 
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  Fatal error during installation. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\

 
Issued By
  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Check if a newer version of the software is available, and if so, download and install the update.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 12-Sep-2009
 
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Perform Registry Cleaning
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Fix any registry problems. Use a registry fixer tool to accomplish this. A good registry fixer will fix or remove bad entries and orphaned entries left over from a badly behaving uninstall.

One registry fixer tool that stands out in competitive reviews is part of Fix-It Utilities Professional and SystemSuite Professional.

 
   
 
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Posted: 5-Oct-2008
 
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