Cannot Install Anything

By .JRauck
Feb 18, 2008
  1. I cannot install anything with using either a disk or downloaded software. A program will start installing and then it will pop up with an error saying something about a cab file. I have reformatted my computer numerous times with Windows Vista Home Premium and Windows Xp Professional and I always still seem to have this problem. Someone told me it could be a hard drive issue so I got another hard drive and I still have the same issue. I also tried using 2 different DVD drives but got the same error... different cables as well.

    Computer Hardware
    Time of this report: 2/17/2008, 23:41:00
    Machine name: HIPHOPOPOTOMUS
    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
    System Model: 965P-DS3
    BIOS:Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz (2 CPUs)
    Memory: 2046MB RAM
    Page File: 360MB used, 3579MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT
    Sound Device: Realtek HD Audio output

    I have right clicked my computer > Manage > System Tools > Event Viewer and have both yellow and red errors under Application and System.

    Red: Msiinstaller Event:11335 and 11708 and 11316
    Red: Application Error(100) Event:1000
    Yellow: Userenev Event:1517
    Yellow: Automatic LiveUpdate Event:101
    Red: Application Hang(101) Event:1002
    Red: Event System Event:4609
    Yellow: Event System(50) Event:4353 and 4356

    Red: cdrom Event:15
    Red: ntfs Event:55
    Yellow: Tcip Event:4226
    Red: System Error(102) Event:1003
  2. wanna be geek

    wanna be geek TS Rookie Posts: 80

    one sec, I got it I have to get to my kids...
  3. wanna be geek

    wanna be geek TS Rookie Posts: 80

    Are you using a 64 bit setup?????
  4. .JRauck

    .JRauck TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I know what your talking... but im not sure. I know im using the more basic one though.
  5. wanna be geek

    wanna be geek TS Rookie Posts: 80

    I would try-

    Start, Run, type "sfc /scannow" without quotes

    and hit Enter.

    Have your OS cd ready it will ask for it...
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