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8.1 Unable to install any EXEs

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    8.1 Unable to install any EXEs


    I am having a strange issue with my 8.1 Pro x64 installation.
    For about 2 weeks now I can no longer install any EXE packages. They all fail giving various errors.

    One error is: The temp folder is on a drive that is full or is inaccessible. Verify that you have write permission on the Temp folder.

    Another: The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2755

    None are Windows 8 Apps, just normal programs (i.e. Plex media server).
    The files work 100% as I have tried them in another house PC.

    I have tried these suggestions here: Windows 8.1 InstallShield Hangs indefinetly while installing various - Microsoft Community

    But none of them work.
    I think the installers/install shield/installer service is acting up.

    What else can I try, really trying to avoid a clean install.
    Last edited by sddracula; 26 Dec 2015 at 19:23.

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8.1 Unable to install any EXEs
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