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Software not instaling

I used some of my setup files on my pc, i then copied the setup files to my external hard drive and reinstalled my windows as i was having problems with it. Then when i tried to reinstall install my software it runs in a small Dos window for 2 seconds and then it closes and the icon that use to be picture or a setup singe is now just a normal window, now i can not use any of my software anymore, can some one please help me?
My e-mail abievantonder@gmail.com

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  • Abie707 May 09, 2008

    on the same hard drive in the same folder there is some of the setup files that actually works and the icons is perfect but most of them does not work, the thing is the ones that does not work is the ones that i previously installed on either my laptop or on the Pc. I don't know if you can maybe use some setup files only once especially when it runs from a drive were is can be changed by windows during the setup to prevent you from using it agene on another system, because the ones that is on cd works every time on any system and i think its maybe because it can not be changed on the cd by windows. I'm a bit confused with all of this as i never had this problem before this is the first time.

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Then your setup files is attacked by virus try installing some good antivirus software i would sujjest kaspersky u will get a trial version pack in kaspersky official website it will have all the features of full versiion but it can be used for 30 days install it and scan those setup files then it will disinfect the viruses and your setup files works after that if the antivirus does not specify any virus then try installing some other software from some cd other than external hard disc then if the same problempersists then there is a problem with operating system if the setup goes on cool then your external drive setup files might be corrupted which cannot be used further try these tests n notify me the results if uyour problem is stil not diognised

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