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Can't install on windows xp home edition #58963
03/11/03 08:07 PM
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happyburger123 Offline OP
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It keeps giving me a error that says mirc has encountred an error and asks me if i want to report it microsoft

Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58964
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its the newest version of mirc

Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58965
03/11/03 09:39 PM
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did it say where the error was? did you download from www.mirc.com/get.html ? Wouldnt hurt to download a fresh copy, and be sure that during the install you have all other applications (including virus scanner) closed.


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Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58966
03/11/03 10:43 PM
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i got a fresh copy and disabled the virus scanner and fire wall and it said mirc needs to close it has encountred a problem and then it asks me if i want to send a report to microsoft

Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58967
04/11/03 12:26 PM
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I use Windows XP Home and I've never ran into problems installing it...


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Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58968
04/11/03 12:27 PM
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same.


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Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58969
04/11/03 04:06 PM
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I just formatted my pc, and slowly putting software back on (Of course mirc was the first grin), and I had no trouble. I have all patches and fixes, and wondering if you have the same. Make sure all the fixes are applied to your computer, and you have restarted.

The system update icon should be on the start menu, don't wait for the popup to update. Not all patches pass through the update manager anyways.


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Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58970
04/11/03 05:57 PM
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even though i got rid of blaster a day after i got it, windows update still won't work, not even if i try the site manually.
you have any alternatives for getting the new patches etc?


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Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58971
05/11/03 09:32 AM
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I know someone that is having the same trouble with Win 2000.

Solution is install Windows then install AV software then all service packs from a magazine CD then go online to authenticate and then grab all other security/driver updates. Then install mIRC or your favourite script.


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Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58972
06/11/03 06:35 PM
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happyburger123 i think is ur windows problem try to format..!! :tongue:

Re: Can't install on windows xp home edition #58973
08/11/03 04:54 AM
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Try http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.asp. You can find links to security bulletins for all current MS products, from where you should find download links for the patches.