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Problem loading photo explosion delux version 3 disc 1

When ever i try to load disc 1 from photo explosion delux version 3, it stops close to the end with the message... The wizard was interupted before photo explosion delux could be completely installed. our system has not been modified. To complete installation another time, please run setup again.

I am using windows vista... what does this message mean? How do get over this?

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  • kingsmiley Dec 15, 2007

    I have tried the compatability and it was already set to xp... my system is vista, when I bought bought the software I was told it would be fine for vista... was this a lie??

    I have not installed any other nova programes on the computer.

  • kingsmiley Dec 15, 2007

    What do you mean 'made a patch'? Is this programe no good?

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You can right-click on the program's setup.exe, select properties, then compatibility and set it to windows XP
then try to install it again

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    i'm not sure if it works, but it usually does when you use vista

  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    question: did you have version 2 before that?
    if so you should delete it, it might be holding 3 back

  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    on another site:

        Download the Microsoft Windows Installer Clean Up Utility to your desktop and install to remove Nova or Nova development software

            Click here to go to the download page.

            Scroll down to and click on Download the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility package now.

            Click on Save and choose to save it on your Desktop.

            On your Desktop, double-click on msicuu2.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions to install

            Click on Start -> All programs -> Windows Install Clean up

            Select any entry started with Nova.

            Click on Remove.

  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    according about any website it's compatible, but this happens a lot, Nova hasn't made a patch for it yet,

  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    yay, i've found something that might work, it's on nova's own site


  • Dick van Zalinge Dec 15, 2007

    also there is a vista update here to increase compatibility



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