Installer Stuck in Loop
Posted on 2013-01-10
I have a corrupt windows installer file that keeps trying to launch. It launches a windows installer, the status bar moves. If I click cancel it goes away, and pops right back up. I've checked all of the usual start up locations and there is nothing there.
The product trying to install Is Sage Fixed Asset Accounting. We've move this application to a different server, but for whatever reason this installer just won't go away. Since it is hogging the windows installer service I cannot uninstall other things either. If I manually disable the windows installer and stop the service, then it will quit looping but as soon as I start it back up it tries again. There must be some "log" file somewhere telling windows to keep trying.
OS version is Server 2003 SP2