Windows 7 Having trouble installing programs and games?


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Hey guys,

I'm new to this site but I thought this might be useful for a lot of people.

I DID NOT come up with this fix but I don't think everyone knows that it will fix your install problems. I got this fix from the thread about how windows update crashes windows explorer.

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Well my windows update was crashing and my programs like itunes and steam and Call of Duty 4 were not installing due to a windows installer error. Well I tried the fix for windows update and it also allowed me to install my games and programs!!!! Sweet.

If you don't want to go to the thread, all you do is go into the registry
rename MachineThrottling to _MachineThrottling

Hope this helps.