Windows Installer Problems after joining domain/profile change

I recently joined a machine to a domain, and renamed the profile/registry switch according to this article's instructions:

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/userpath.htm

There was a program installed on the machine (Memeo Autosync), and now Windows Installer keeps coming up every few seconds and it is driving me insane. I cleared the Temp folder and I can not get rid of it. It will also not uninstall via Add/Remove Programs. Someone please help me out!
TrihimbulusAsked:
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rhythmluvrCommented:
Check out this link

http://www.memeo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2327&highlight=windows+installer

This guy had the same problem with this program, the forum above shows that the moderator of the group had him contact them directly and only supplied an email address to use. It never goes on to say whether the users problem was resolved. You might want to contact the same email listed in the forum and reference the above forum in hopes than can fix.

This is most likely a registry problem.
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and235100Commented:
Try the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301

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TrihimbulusAuthor Commented:
Already did :(
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souseranCommented:
From the site you referenced, rather than renaming the existing profile, you would have been better off using the steps listed in this article:

Create a duplicate user profile with a different name

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/dupprofile.htm

My recommendation is to either create a profile with Admin rights on the PC that is *only* used for installations or to install programs using the Administrator profile. Too often, in trying to move a profile, program installation data isn't transferred over. It appears these renaming procedures work best for transferring *data*. The other down side is that for some programs that have been installed using the original profile, they *cannot* be completely uninstalled with any other profile.

Can you do a System Restore to return the unit to its state prior to your renaming of the profile?

See this Microsoft article for instructions:

Use System Restore to Undo Changes if Problems Occur

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/systemrestore.mspx

Once you've done that, log onto the unit with the original profile. Go to Add/Remove programs, uninstall that program and any others that were installed using that profile, and delete all references to those programs in Program Files and the Registry.

You're ready then to create your duplicate profile. After that, log on as the Administrator on the local machine and reinstall the programs you need. If you encounter the option, be sure to make the programs available to "All Users" rather than for "Just Me."
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