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Installer having trouble bringing up programs that were installed, was told need to have installer reinstalled.

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  • barbieste50 Aug 22, 2008

    Cannot bring up the program microsoft home and office. Have down loaded it but I keep getting a message that I need to look for 'PROPLUS.MSI' and that windows installer is not on machine. Please help

  • degouveia Aug 23, 2008

    when my pc... after initialization i got this message Desktop Error... y tried to reebot it a couple more times i got the same result... please help me with this... this drive me crazzy..


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Do you mean Windows Installer 3.1? If so, go to this page and 3/4 of the way down is the download button. Use the third button.

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Runtime error and install stub Dell Ispiron 560

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Sometimes it is necessary to change the drive letter of a hard drive or other drive connected to a computer.

To do this , Select start and go to “Control Panel”
No open “Administrative Tools “ and select “Computer Management”
Then select “Storage” and finally select “Disc Management”.

This should bring up the following screen :


The graphs each represent a drive or partition connected to your computer. In the graph , additional information is displayed about the drive including it’s Format , Size , Label and Drive Letter.

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her you have a link for all kinds of software with keys or key makers download frome here with torrend or limeware and burn it on the disks
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