I can't install or uninstall anything. It telling me that my computer is in safe mode (which is not the case) or my windows installer is not installed properly.

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I have windows xp. I can't install or uninstall anything. It telling me that my computer is in safe mode (which is not the case) or my windows installer is not installed properly. I know that my Installer is 'stopped '. I tried all the steps on the Microsoft technical support. As well as other sites in an attempt to solve this problem. I tried to subscribe, unsubscribe, launches the present, which, in respect of the CDM, run something HIKEY... all, you name it. I tried to download the latest installer, that didn't work... What the devil is left to try?
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Hello

-What you have done to try to solve the problem?
-Did you change on your computer due to which the question has begun?

I recommend you follow the steps in this article and see if the problem still occurs.

How to solve the problems when you install or uninstall programs on a Windows computer.

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