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Install on XP 32b fails to start service, then aborts install.

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Install on Windows XP 32b fails to start service, then aborts the installation and removes itself.  It asks to verify sufficient privileges, but I am already logged in as administrator. No log available since install failed to complete. I modified my registry so that I have install as administrator option for msi packages. Like this:
https://www.howtogeek.com/178826/how-to-force-an-msi-package-to-install-using-administrator-mode/
But when I try to install as administrator it says package cannot be opened and may not be a valid windows install package. Don't know what to try next.  Note this is the Windows XP machine installation I'm having a problem with.

Previous version 1.8.8 worked with these two computers, but did have functional problems intermittently.
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Computer 1 - host
Operating System: Windows 10 64b
Synergy Version: Synergy 2.0.1

Computer 2 - client
Operating System: Windows XP 32b
Synergy Version: Synergy 2.0.1

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Same issue here.

Unfortunately I need to keep this one 32-bit XP box around for a piece of legacy software and cannot upgrade it to Win 7 or 10.

I use Synergy on it so I don't have to keep it's keyboard/mouse on my desk.

 

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No updates on this issue?  Dealing with he defects of the old version is getting old.

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