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Office SR1 Windows Installer keeps popping up on Visual Basic Programs.  Driving me nuts.  Help

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Hello.  I am running Visual Basic programs on a Citrex box.  Everytime I open or run a VB program on the box its popping up the Windows Installer and loading SR1 or something.  Any idea what I need to do to fix this?  Thanks
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Does it just go away? If it pops up with an error, please post it here.

If it goes away by itself after a minute, then go to windowsupdate.microsoft.com and get the latest updates.

Run SFC /SCANNOW

Run CHKDSK /F

If VB is installed on that computer, make sure you are running the current Service Pack.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;sp

If all of that fails, run the Windows Installer cleanup utility here (and read about it) here:
http://www.pc-pipeline.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=20


I hope this helps.
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JMiller no error.  If I open a VBP file right off the bat it comes up.  Windows installer.  Office SR1 starts running its install then it goes away and I am fine.  But its coming up everytime.  
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Try all the next suggestions then
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Did my suggestion of using the Windows Installer cleanup utility work?

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