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Old June 4th, 2006, 02:01 PM
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installing programs help

For some reason whenever i try to install anything it says they are all corrupt
i tried
ulead
hijackthis
antivirus-avg
nero
I really need nero urgentely could it be down to an infection?
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Old June 4th, 2006, 02:13 PM
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For some reason whenever i try to install anything it says they are all corrupt
i tried
ulead
hijackthis
antivirus-avg
nero
I really need nero urgentely could it be down to an infection?
try this

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Old June 4th, 2006, 02:14 PM
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thats for xp
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Old June 4th, 2006, 02:19 PM
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sorry wrong link try it now....
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Old June 4th, 2006, 02:22 PM
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how do i uninstall it first as it says i already have it on my computer?
thanks for help
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Old June 4th, 2006, 02:36 PM
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how do i uninstall it first as it says i already have it on my computer?
thanks for help
have you tried scan disk??
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Old June 4th, 2006, 03:13 PM
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tried it it had no errors
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Old June 4th, 2006, 03:20 PM
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have you tried an online scan.. here just to eliminate nasties

While you are doing that ill research and ask a 98 expert...
i believe windows 98 has a reg checker.. use that as well

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Old June 4th, 2006, 03:54 PM
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For some reason whenever i try to install anything it says they are all corrupt
i tried
ulead
hijackthis
antivirus-avg
nero
I really need nero urgentely could it be down to an infection?
just checking that you mean install and not run
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Old June 4th, 2006, 04:00 PM
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i meant install lol
i had an infection but manually got rid of it so might be some infection left
the scan says xp/2000 i have 98
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Old June 4th, 2006, 04:23 PM
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then i would post a log in cybersafety and let the guys and girls sort you out
sorry i was not much help

Have you tried housecall there must be one scan that will work for 98

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Old June 4th, 2006, 04:30 PM
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Obviously all those programs are not corrupt. Your "Windows Installer" may be the corrupt program.

HERE is the latest Windows Installer for 98: Scroll down and download and run: InstMsiA.exe

Same program Black Mirror was asking you to try, but this one is from MS site and should work.

Also you indicated

"had an infection but manually got rid of it so might be some infection left"

Did this all start after the "infection" how did you get rid of the infection? Was it a Virus" or Spyware?
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Old June 4th, 2006, 04:36 PM
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I think it was a virus when i downloaded some stuff which left files which i then deleted and it seemed to be working, and it started after the infection too
When i install Instmsia it says that i already have it??
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Old June 4th, 2006, 04:52 PM
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The next step is to run a system repair.

Go to START | RUN then type in

sfc (hit <OK>)

It may ask for your "98" CD. After it is done reboot and try installing again.
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Old June 4th, 2006, 05:08 PM
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so do i put the disc in?which one i have 3?
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