I had to reinstall Windows 7 on my computer. I reinstalled everything except VS 2010.
Trying to install it, the install wizard looked like it had been corrupted. Another VS 2010 DVD however showed the same behavior.
After it's done loading components I have to click next. It then freezes after a little while. Some time later it is finished drawing the second page, yet the wizard still does not respond. When I move my mouse arrow over the window it shows a flickering loading arrow.
Trying to install VS 2008 from a DVD resulted in the exact same issue.
The only thing that has changed in my setup is that I now have 2 hard drives in RAID-0. I run the system from these drives. Could there be a problem with drivers or something? The setup.exe process is, while it's not responding, growing and growing in the memory. If I wait long enough(about 10 min.) it takes up to 450MB of memory in use.
Installing other MS products like Office, Visual Basic & C# 2010 Express, the Expression Studio 4 and SQL Server 2008 R2 Express worked just fine. Any ideas what might cause this?