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18 Jan 2022 18:50:57 EST (-0500)
  Re: Installation will not begin - various error messages  
From: Chris Cason
Date: 7 Feb 2014 01:19:10
Message: <52f47ade$1@news.povray.org>
On 7/02/2014 09:03, skywalker89 wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I recently downloaded POVray and was trying to begin the installation process,
> but it won't even start. I get various error messages. I tried repeating the
> download, but it seems that each download gives me a different error message.
> Was wondering if anyone could help me. I believe in am working with a 32bit
> system (messages on my computer say Win32).
> 
> Here is the first error message that I see:
> 
> "Installer integrity check has failed. Common causes include incomplete download
> and damaged media. Contact the installer's author to obtain a new copy."
> 
> As I mentioned, I tried to download several other times, but these did not work
> either. On another copy I got this message:
> 
> "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is
> incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line
> sxtrace.exe tool for more details. "

Where did you get this installer from? I do not recognize that message.

If you right-click on the installer and choose 'Properties', there
should be a tab labeled 'Digital Signatures'. Check that this is
present and shows the exe is signed by us. A damaged file will not
have a valid digital signature.

-- Chris


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