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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    I've downloaded the latest setup program 3.6.8 again and just tried to extract the 64bit msi using a window 7 Pro SP1 32bit laptop and now get the same side-by-side error on Win 7 32bit which worked before. I even tried 3.6.5 which fails with the same error. Microsoft must of changed something...
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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    Possibly, but the common factor is Window 8 64bit core software. It installs fine on all the XP 32bit and Windows 7 32bit machines I've tried. It only fails on Windows Server 2012 (which is Window 8 64bit underneath) and Windows 8 Pro. Very strange. I wouldn't put it passed MS to tweak Win 8...
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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    The installer manifest XML. See Resolving Side-by-Side Configuration Issues - OJ's rants
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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    I've downloaded the installer individually on each piece of hardware and have just downloaded it again on this new Windows 8 PC and it still fails. Is it possible Microsoft have changed something in an update for Windows 8 that is now giving the error with your installer? Could you extract the...
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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    I click the EXE and immediately get the error. I've tried Run as Admin which makes no difference. I have a second older Windows Server 2012 setup that loaded classic shell fine but when the update came through it also fails with the Side-by-Side error. All are 64 bit so I don't know if that...
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    Classic Shell for Windows 8

    I have Windows 8 Pro 64bit installed and when I try to install Classic shell 3.6.8 I get an error. The application has failed to start because the side-by-side configuration is incorrect. I also have Windows Server 2012 and get the same error. Do I need to load anything else before Classic...
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