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Visual Studio.Net "Setup Failed"

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I am trying to install on a brand new PC.

I have done all of the (Step 1) prerequisites.

The Setup Failed with an error similar to that described in a knowledge base article #326027.  In fact, the error log showed the same entries:

[10/28/03,10:53:01] setup.exe: [2] ISetupComponent::Pre/Post/Install() failed in ISetupManager::InstallManagerHelper()
[10/28/03,10:53:01] setup.exe: [2] Component error string not specified in ISetupManager::AddToActionResultCollection()

HOWEVER, the Setup log shows a different error return code - 995 in my case.  

[10/28/03,09:36:20] Visual Studio .NET Academic 2003 - English: MsiInstallProduct return code: 995.
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: AddGlobalCustomProperty
[10/28/03,09:36:20] setup.exe: ***ERRORLOG EVENT*** : ISetupComponent::Pre/Post/Install() failed in ISetupManager::InstallManagerHelper()
[10/28/03,09:36:20] setup.exe: ***ERRORLOG EVENT*** : Component error string not specified in ISetupManager::AddToActionResultCollection()
[10/28/03,09:36:20] vs70uimgr: Entering RunningComponent() method.
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: ISetupManager::RunInstallFromList(IP_POSTINSTALL) completed
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: ISetupManager::RunInstallLists() completing
[10/28/03,09:36:20] vs70uimgr: Entering RunningComponent() method.
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: IsRunningUnattended
[10/28/03,09:36:20] vs70uimgr: Entering DisplayFinal() method.
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: GetGlobalCustomProperty({710A502B-4669-405C-A985-BA21545509BA})
[10/28/03,09:36:20] vs70uimgr: ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed to find global prop in CUIMgr::GetGlobalProperty()
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: GetGlobalCustomProperty({47EAF7DE-458C-4C05-B3E1-82B9C563679B})
[10/28/03,09:36:20] vs70uimgr: ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed to find global prop in CUIMgr::GetGlobalProperty()
[10/28/03,09:36:20] vs70uimgr: Entering Next() method.
[10/28/03,09:36:20] VS70pgui: Entered CPageHeaderDynamic::OnShowWindow method
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: GetGlobalCustomProperty({710A502B-4669-405C-A985-BA21545509BA})
[10/28/03,09:36:20] VS70pgui: ISetupManager::GetGlobalCustomProperty() failed to find global prop in CFinishPage::GetGlobalProperty()
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: AddGlobalCustomProperty
[10/28/03,09:36:20] Setup.exe: GetGlobalCustomProperty({5245094D-36FD-4472-8161-FD6CF4E5EDAE})

How can I get going again?

Thanks!
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by:the-edge
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i've experienced similar problem but i don't remember the error log.
try to exclude the example from installation.
that works fine for me.

the edge
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by:GMosher
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sounds great, but I don't quite follow.  What example should I exclude?
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by:the-edge
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well, try to exclude the ".Net Framework Example"

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Ohhh. i found the error log of my first installation and it is the same error you get!
so exclude the ".Net Framework Example", it should work for you too.

the edge
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by:GMosher
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I tried that.  Didn't work.  

I also tried not installing the Visual C# and Visual C++ stuff since I am working in Visual Basic.  That gave me the same result. It just happened a lot faster.

I wonder about stripping down more to see if I can narrow in on the offending item?  
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by:GMosher
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I restored my PC to birth, then carefully went through the re-installation process.  

When I got to installing Visual Studio, I deselected most everything except visual basic.net.

It is happily churning away on DIsk 2, so things are looking up.

Thanks for the suggestion.
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