Windows installer will not stop flashing on my screen like it is trying to start just fast flashing I cannot even stop it in task manager__

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Hi,
1. Did you make any changes to the computer recently?
2. Do you get the windows installer pop when you start the computer?
 
 
Method 1.
Reregister the installer engine
a. Click start, click Accessories, and then click Command Prompt.
b. At the command prompt, type the following, and then press Enter after each line:
 
MSIExec /unregister
 
MSIExec /regserver

Method 2.
You are required to perform a clean boot to find the program that is causing this and then disable or remove it.
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310353/en-us
Note: After you have finished troubleshooting, follow the steps as explained in the article to reset the computer to start as usual.
Hope this helps.



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Shekhar S - Microsoft Support.

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Shekhar Sharma

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Last updated May 25, 2019 Views 1,859 Applies to: