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"Some Control Panel..." reinstall message

tiredviking asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
As soon as setup starts I get the following message:

"Some Control Panel or device settings have changed since you last started Windows.  Close all your programs, restart Windows, and then run setup again."

There is a prompt for an "OK" which I click and setup quits.

What does this message mean?  Is it referring to some background program I know nothing about?

What am I supposed to do?

How can I get past this point in the install?
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