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Error 2503, 2502 and cannot update some programs

Posted on 2011-02-10
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Hello,
I have a Dell Latitude D820, XP pro, Office 2007. I am getting 2503 and 2502 errors when I try to install some programs and I am not able to install MS office updates and Adobe reader updates.

The specific errors are:
Error 2503 Called Runscript when not marked in progress
Error 2502 Called Install when no install is in progress

Any ideas?
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Only works for Office XP and Office 2000..already tried.
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EnriquePhoenix earned 500 total points
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Might sound far fetch but I would reinstall MS office.
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by:Hevyman
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Wouldn't let me install Office. Here is the error errormsg.pdf
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by:Hevyman
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Nothing worked. Bought a Mac
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Needed to reload the OS
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Needed a whole new OS install
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