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Not sure when this started happening, but I can't seem to install programs anymore on my machine. I ran the Microsoft FixIt tool, which helped people with similar situations, but it didn't find anything wrong with my computer. Does anyone know what else I can try?

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any error messages? Anything juicy in the event logs? – Journeyman Geek Aug 27 '13 at 1:48
    
What sort of event logs should I be looking at? – Squazic Aug 27 '13 at 5:41
    
well, stuff from around the time you are attempting to install would be a good start. – Journeyman Geek Aug 27 '13 at 5:45
    
Yeah, I'm not sure where I should be finding these logs – Squazic Aug 28 '13 at 10:14

well, I think your pc can be infected with virus problem. Boot into Safe mode by pressing F8 during to boot and choose Safe mode. Try if you can install a small+simple software in safe mode. But i suggest you do a full virus scan with a good antivirus software.

p/s: the quick way is re-install your windows 7

Hope this help

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I know the quick way, but I don't want to do it unless it has to come to that. – Squazic Aug 27 '13 at 5:42

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