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\015 I need to install a new program. It says to close all other programs including virus scanners etc. How do I start my computer but not any of the other stuff?\015

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Oh! I see what you're saying. I don't think I caught the part where you said you were installing new software.

Zonker7 is absolutely correct. When installing new programs, often times, even if you have no other programs open (like Word 2007, Internet Explorer, Access, etc) it will tell you to close any open programs before installation can proceed. At that point, all you have to do is close them and continue with the new installation.

The only way you know that you need to mess with your AV scan is if you have NO programs open other than the one that you're using to install this new software and the installation WILL NOT go any further until you close something.

You've probably got it installed now, huh? If not just try again. Before running installation, DO NOT OPEN ANY PROGRAMS. If you're using a disk, insert it and wait for the setup program to run. If this is a file you must run, then open the file, click Run and wait for setup to start.

If this message comes up again but you don't have any other programs open then click OK, Next, Continue (whatever the case may be). The program should continue installation. If it doesn't then you might want to check and see if your AV is running a scan. If it is scanning your drive then you need to stop the scan or disable your AV program until after the installation has finished.

Although, I haven't dealt with too many programs that require your AV be disabled or removed pre-installation. The ONLY time I had to TOTALLY remove my AV to install a program, I was intentionally installing a program that would have been identified as a trojan and/or malware.

I hope you were able to figure this out and already have the program installed...
All software installers say something like that. it is a good idea to shut off the virus scanner (if you have one running) to make sure the installer can write to where it has to write to but just close what you have opened yourself and install your software. if it runs into anything that just can't be running it should tell you.
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