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5.2 Install issues

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  • Subject: [mg60472] 5.2 Install issues
  • From: User <null at>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 02:31:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

I am having trouble installing Mathematica 5.2 on numerous computers in 
my department. Most of these had no problem with version 5.1. While the
InstallShield Wizard is preparing to install, I get an error that
ISScripting couldn't be installed. I found an article on the Wolfram web 
site that said to run isscript8.msi. When I do this, I get an error that 
the installed doesn't have permission to write to "C:\Program 
Files\Common Files\installshield\driver\8\intel32". When I check file 
permissions, administrator and system have full control. Is there a 
solution to this other than formatting and reinstalling the operating 

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