I am working on a Presario 2700 series notebook and anytime that I right click on the start menu the windows installer loads. Says "Preparing to install...", I have ran several registry cleaners. I cant for the life of me think of why the windows installer would start on a right click except for maybe a menu items was added to the right click start menu but installed improperly. I dont know what is trying to install it will just appear for about 5 mins and then go away. The system run very slow while this is happening. I have the windows installer clenup utility but am not sure if it will remove my other applications like it warns of. This is the link to that utility, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=290301
. I have also tried everything suggested by AlexJ in this thread, http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/XP/Q_20770951.html?qid=20770951
. Nothing has fixed the problem so far. Thanks for the help.