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Windows 7: "Preparing to install" pop up after clicking on some pages on IE

30 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate - 32 bit
"Preparing to install" pop up after clicking on some pages on IE

Hello, everytime I try to sign in on my credit card page on IE and I enter my log in details a little message pop up for 1 second on my screen saying " preparing to install" and nothing ever installs. This message also pop up when I go to my page.. but they're mostly random..
I checked the event viewer and I found this error message:

The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
to the user John-PC\John SID (S-1-5-21-1643769624-636358124-1873791753-1001) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.


-Provider [ Name]Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM [ Guid]{1B562E86-B7AA-4131-BADC-B6F3A001407E} [ EventSourceName]DCOM
-EventID10016 [ Qualifiers]49152
Version0 Level2 Task0 Opcode0 Keywords0x80000000000000 -TimeCreated [ SystemTime]2010-10-30T13:15:28.000000000Z
EventRecordID4356 Correlation -Execution [ ProcessID]0 [ ThreadID]0
ChannelSystem ComputerJohn-PC -Security [ UserID]S-1-5-21-1643769624-636358124-1873791753-1001

param1machine-default param2Local param3Activation param4{000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} param5{000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} param6John-PC param7John param8S-1-5-21-1643769624-636358124-1873791753-1001 param9LocalHost (Using LRPC)
Here is also a pic..

Any suggestions? I'm clueless, Thanks a lot!

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01 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

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01 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate - 32 bit

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02 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

When things get that complicated it's time to start thinking about a repair-install or reinstall of Windows. It would be great if you had an actual Windows disk that you could use to repair the OS w/o having to start over.
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