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Google Chrome installation fails with an error code 0x80040154

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Hi all,

I recently downloaded Google Chrome. When I try to run the installation program, I get an error message almost immediately that says

"Installation failed. Please try again. Error code = 0x80040154"

I have been unable to install this program. Does anyone have any ideas?
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by:Voo_pg
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Do you have Windows Firewall (or similar) enabled?
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by:jsimonuchc
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The windows firewall is currently disabled. I have ZoneAlarm installed, but I shut it down for the installation. I also disabled the antivirus software (SAV CE 10.0) for the installation.
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by:speshalyst
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I had the same problem. I tried it a couple times over and it installed fine..  not sure what made it work though ..
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by:Voo_pg
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Google Chrome is rubbish anyway :)
Firefox all the way.
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by:jsimonuchc
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Perhaps... but it would nice to try it :)
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arulkumarabi earned 500 total points
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check whether your system is behind the proxy server .

Latest from installable can directly download from
http://build.chromium.org/buildbot/snapshots/chromium-rel-xp/4274/chrome-win32.zip 

Also ref: http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Linux/Q_23730836.html
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by:jsimonuchc
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That definitely works... What is the difference between Google Chrome and Chrominium?
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Sounds Good. Thanks!
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