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Windows 7: "Unable to find a volume for file extraction" Error Message


28 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
"Unable to find a volume for file extraction" Error Message

I am trying to install a C++ Redistributable package and am encountering the following error dialog:



I am also encountering a similar dialog when I try to install the latest Silverlight plugin for IE9.

I'm running Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit.

Can anyone please assist.

Cheers

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28 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

I found one fix:
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Update: I was able to figure out a hack to get through. If I enable the UAC, and then explicitly run each program with admin rights, it asks for permission, then the programs run without a hitch.

So... Since I hate UAC, how do I fix this?
Found here: Installers failing... - Tech Support Forum
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 "Unable to find a volume for file extraction" Error Message




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