|Now I can. But I could not install Visual Studio 2008 on my Vista box few minutes ago. Here is the chronicles of the case that was resolved using Sysinternals’ Process Monitor. After running the setup.exe and getting the splash as depicted on the right I was clicking on the "Install Visual Studio 2008" option but nothing was happening. Absolutely nothing. There was slight blink but installation never started.|
I decided to ran Process Monitor to understand what’s happening under the hood, while filtering the activity of my setup.exe:
After reviewing the output I’ve noticed that the install program gets mixed with the path where the installation resides (notice the space between "Partition" and "E"):
I decided to move the installation folder into something conventional like C:\Setup. After that the installation started and finished successfully.
Do not panic – use free Sysinternals tools to solve your problems :). Shana Tova!
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