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Shellexecuteex failed code : 1060 please solve it windows 8

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SOURCE: My windows cannot open exefile and I cannot install spybotsd162.

This is possible if the Windows installer in corrupte you can try below steps -

Install Issues.

1. check the task manager for msiexec.exe processes and cancel all of them.
2. attempt to download and install MSICUU2.exe from the
3. If install is not successful on a Non-SP2 Windows XP system perform the
a. search for and rename the files MSI.DLL, MSIHND.DLL, and MSIEXEC.EXE from
the %system
root%\system32 folder.
b. go to and download either the Windows
Installer 2.0 or 3.0
or 3.1 if this is pre-SP2 Windows XP.
4. If the install is not successful on Windows XP with SP2 try reinstalling Windows
XP SP2 from Keywords: SP2 and Professionals or
find the above listed files and reinstall Windows Installer v3.1
5. then attempt to reinstall the software in question
or do clean boot and try to install the software

Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility loadTOCNode(3, 'resolution');

  1. Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.
  2. The System Configuration Utility dialog box is displayed
Step 2: Configure selective startup options loadTOCNode(3, 'resolution');
  1. In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup.
  2. Click to clear the Load Startup Items check box. Verify that Load System Services and Use Original BOOT.INI are checked.
  3. Click the Services tab.
  4. Click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box.
  5. Click Disable All, and then click OK.
  6. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer
try to reinstall the soft ware .

Thank you

Posted on Mar 20, 2009



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SOURCE: ShellExecuteEx failed; code 255

Hi,what operating system are you running? xp,vista,etc

Posted on Feb 22, 2011



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SOURCE: When i try to install

Update your windows then try to install the game again.

To update windows, click start menu button, all programs, then choose windows update. Download and install all important updates.

Thanks for using Fixya!

Posted on Jun 03, 2011

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SOURCE: When i try to install a program. ShellexecuteEx failed code 255

Sounds like you may have viruses and malware. Try malwarebytes anti-malware it's FREE and it's here:
Make sure to select the non-pro version...

Install and use TDSSKiller also (Also FREE):

You can try Superantispyware as well (Also FREE):

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