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Q: installer keeps popping up

I tried uninstalling Norton internet Security because it was creating all sorts of issues. I'm still wrestling with it but now windows installer keeps popping up with virtually everything I do. The setup window pops up and says "MSI must be launched through setup". When I click ok it pops back up 4-5 more times before giving up. I'm not real computer savy. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of it? Thanks


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A: installer keeps popping up

Forgot to mention I'm running XP Pro on a Dell 2.4 P4. Thanks

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A:Drive detected by BIOS but not by Windows installer

After connecting the drive to your desktop, please go to control panel > admin tools > computer management > Disk Management.

If your drive shows up there, it mean physically it is ok, just that its partition tables has gone wonky.

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I'd revert to the previous drivers. Perhaps the new codex are not good.
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Specs if it helps
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I built another system today for a friend of mine identical specs -the 4770 instead a GTS450, and it does not have that speaker issue... Any ideas anyone?
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A:Computer weird static, popping noises (not the speakers)

Tell us your computer brand and model, as well as configuration and age.

Is this a new install? Has the problem been around for a long time or just begin recently?
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A:Trouble with Windows Installer 4.5 & Seagate Manager

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IF you need to any other specs just ask.


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Go to Start->Settings->Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager and delete those drivers that you know are bad.
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A:Audigy 2 Popping noise - Not a Speaker Problem

Someone else I talked to said that it might be a PCI latency issue. When I checked my PCI latency settings in the BIOS they were all 64. I bumped it up to 32 (highest it would go and that setting was for all PCI devices) and change; still had the speaker popping.

I then downloaded a PCI latency utility; PCI Latency tool 2.0. I bumped the latency setting on the Audigy 2 to 000 and I bumped a few other; non-essential PCI devices down to 64 (or lower). I rebooted and I was still having the same problem.

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Well, Can I?
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task manager, can I just close it down?

and also, winamp won't run too well anymore, I gotta shut it down most the time, won't play music anymore.

Feedback appreciate, ask anything.
Thank you,

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Delete that powershot software... What operating system are you running?
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This is such a pain. I've tried re-installing the drivers and all other common solutions. I had no problem with the previous drivers, but they didnt support mic so I had to install the newest ones, which have been giving me this problem for the past year or so.

If anyone can help me, it'd be the biggest help.


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i got the same problem only it happens when i use my xbox 360 controller. i ended up ripping the sound card out of an old dell and sticking in finding some modded drivers compatible with vista for it and now im fine. NEVER EVER get a cmedia product. they have NO TECH SUPPORT whatsoever, other than the comunity support forums which noone from CMEDIA themselves uses.

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any help would be appericated


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A:HP OfficeJet 7140xi Installer Not Working - Rolls Back

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This should be it and it should work now.

I know that it sounds like a lot of work and it is, but I have dealt with what you are dealing with many, many times. This is what lead me to not installing the "included" software and only the drivers.

If you don't want to do all the steps listed above, at least do step one, two, and five.

The software I have suggested are only programs that I have had the best luck with. Everyone has there own preferences. If you don't like them try something else.
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A:Awful crackling/popping noises consistent in music and midi-apps...


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one more thing

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Your system specs would help!!

Have you tried completely uninstalling the video drivers?

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Edit/Delete Message

A:Device Installer Error Geforce 4 mx

hi zack

first of all welcome to techspot :wave:

now as for your problem,first tell me if you had another graphic card installed on the system or onboard video before you put mx440 in.the device installer error could be because of a number of thecard agp based,if yes than install the GART driver that came with the mobo,remove any traces of your old card if you had one,reboot let windows detect the card and load an older version of the drivers like 30.82 or 45.32 they should be named in your cd that came with the graphic card,reboot and they should be working.if not than post back.
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A solution

I restored the system to the way it was a month ago and it took away the problem -for now. Thanks for reviewing my painful situation.
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Not very helpful

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Welcome to Techspot

Are you sure you have enough space???
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your computer may be infested with malicious software of sorts. i reccomend you download avg free edition ( and install it. update it, reboot, and run a full system scan. reply how that scan goes, as the results will help determine a proper course of action.
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i don't know but..

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use Startup Control Panel to remove any unwanted startup programs
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

It`s your actual minidumps we need.

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Welcome aboard

Please, complete all steps listed here:
Make sure, you PASTE all logs. If some log exceeds 50,000 characters post limit, split it between couple of replies.
Attached logs won't be reviewed.

Please, observe following rules:

Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
Please refrain from running any tools, fixes or applying any changes to your computer other than those I suggest.
Never run more than one scan at a time.
Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.
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Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Please read all of the following instructions found here: NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

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A:Window 8 with Pop up Installer and Pokki Menu

Scan 1 - 27/02/2015

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Scan Date: 27/02/2015
Scan Time: 18:53:11
Logfile: 27_02_15 Scan1.txt
Administrator: No

Malware Database: v2015.02.27.06
Rootkit Database: v2015.02.25.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 8.1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Me

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 439359
Time Elapsed: 21 min, 2 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 1
PUP.Optional.SuperFish, C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\VisualDiscovery\VisualDiscovery.exe, 2324, Delete-on-Reboot, [5d1525fe7b0fc4720f77c448b551db25]

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PUP.Optional.SuperFish, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\VisualDiscovery, Quarantined, [5d1525fe7b0fc4720f77c448b551db25],
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PUP.Optional.GlobalUpdate.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MOZILLAPLUGINS\ Update;version=10, Quarantined, [cfa3f330abdf44f2809d8e9326df7f81],
PUP.Optional.GlobalUpdate.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MOZILLAPLUGINS\ Update;version=4, Quarantined, [a5cd4dd64d3d39fd53cbfc25ac599070],
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TiWorker.exe is the utility that completes the various tasks that are needed after an update to Windows.

The time taken for TiWorker.exe to complete depends on a number of factors, for example, the number of updates installed; the complexity of those updates; the total number of files that are impacted by or dependent upon the update.

You should not interrupt TiWorker.exe. Just let it do its "thing" either in the background or simply leave your computer ON overnight - by the morning it will all be sorted.

TiWorker.exe will use as much CPU time as is available. So if nothing much else is happening on the computer it will use up to 100%. This is not unusual. On my personal computers, after I have installed Windows updates I go and do something else and let Windows do all the "housekeeping" tasks that it needs to do after the updates are installed.

TiWorker.exe is also tasked with compressing the WinSxS (Windows Side by Side) Folder. Typically the WinSxS Folder is very large as it contains multiple copies of DLL's so as to enable multiple applications to run the same DLL. Depending on the updates and the installed software it can take some considerable time for this compression process to complete.

One way to clear the TiWorker.exe "problem" (which isn't really a problem) is to run Automatic Maintenance (Control Panel > Action Centre > Automatic Maintenance > Start Maintenance). This process can take some time so make sure that you have something else to do (take the dog for a walk) before you start the process.

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I did run malware bytes and norton and they found no problems.

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Hi KENNYKA9CZO, and welcome to TSG.

Exactly what do the error messages say?

Are you using an XP user account with administration privileges?
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A:Corrupt Installer, Disk Controller Errors

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A:Windows 10 popping up saying no firewall is turned on

Hi reaktor24,
Please see the kb article of bitdefender at:
and reply your observations.
Make sure bitdefender is upto date, so necessary patches for Win 10 has been received. Perform a reinstall or clean install using Consumer uninstall tool of bitdefender if necessary.
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A:Win10 Installer bomb due to licensing: sleuthing ideas

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My current status:
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This am I was curious about key I know the instructions on the create media page talk about entering a key. So that got me curious and i researched and here's what I found
1. Upgrading from OEM Win 7 or 8.1 When you do the upgrade the key is embedded into Bios just like what you upgraded from
2. Retail upgrade for Win 7 or Win 8 - This requires you to enter the Windows 7 or 8 that you are upgrading when prompted for a key. You should have this key in an email if you purchased a electronic download of the install ISO  or the packaging you purchased.
That makes sense because the Retail version would prompt for the key and not machine dependent.