After installing Parition Magic 8, I am getting an "error # 1874 - Configuration File Not Found"

Also, the Program Icon does not appear int he "Add/Remove Programs" portion of "Control Panel"  Error #1874 is not mentioned anywhere of their support siter.
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

noxchoProduct ManagerCommented:
Is this Vista or XP?
sand210Author Commented:
Windows XP SP2
noxchoProduct ManagerCommented:
Try to install it one more time, new installation must remove previous corrupted installation. If this fails download Windows Installer Clean Up utility:
and clean up the traces of Partition Magic.
Then, reboot machine and try to reinstall it Partition Magic.
Also, I highly recommend you best repartitioning tool I ever used - Paragon Partition Manager 10.0
It can create backups and perform repartitioning at the same time. So you are insured before you apply potentially dangerous operation of repartitioning.
Look it here:

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Introduction to R

R is considered the predominant language for data scientist and statisticians. Learn how to use R for your own data science projects.

noxchoProduct ManagerCommented:
As for error, every application has a configuration file that is responsible for dlls work. Is this error generated by Windows or does it come from Partition Magic interface?
sand210Author Commented:
I believe it was from Windows because it was generated outside the PM GUI. I may need to upgrade the Windows Installer ??
noxchoProduct ManagerCommented:
Updating Windows Installer is a good step. But you need to clean up the traces from corrupted installation of Partition Magic too.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
System Utilities

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.