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Profile Bill Freauff
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Message 113065 - Posted: 12 Nov 2023, 2:11:33 UTC

I have a Windows system that had an interruption doing installation of a BOINC upgrade. Now when I try to run the installer I get an Error 1500 Installation already in progress ..... and it wants the original installation finished. How do I close out the old installation ?

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Message 113068 - Posted: 12 Nov 2023, 11:28:17 UTC - in response to Message 113065.  

1. Press CTRL + ALT + DEL and open the Task Manager.
2. Click More Details in the bottom-left corner.
3. On the Processes tab, click to select Windows Installer under Background processes.
4. Click the End Task button.
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Message 113086 - Posted: 13 Nov 2023, 2:36:58 UTC - in response to Message 113068.  

Thank you... that moves me forward.

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