Fix error 2753, the file is not marked for installation in Windows 10

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It has been reported that when trying to install graphics intensive software like Adobe Reader, Corel Craw, etc., many users get the following error:

Error 2753 The file is not marked for installation


The 2 underlying causes of the problem are:

1] Adobe Shockwave was installed incorrectly.

2] The InstallShield folder is damaged.

Try the following solutions to fix the problem:

Solution 1] Reinstall Adobe Shockwave

1] Go to Adobe Shockwave website here


2] Use the file Uninstaller to uninstall Adobe Shockwave e start again the system.

3] Go back to the same website and Install on pc the latest version of Adobe Shockwave. Restart your system once done.

Solution 2] Repair the damaged InstallShield folder

Note: This method is applicable if you are using software such as CorelDraw or any other Pinnacle Studio software.

1] Close the error window and go to C: Programmi Pinnacle.

2] Delete the file Studio12 o Studio14 folder, depending on your installation preferences.

3] Next, go to C: Common File Programs and delete the folder.

4] Now press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command msconfig. Press Enter to open the System Settings window.

5]In Services tab, find the file Windows Installer Service e check the corresponding box (if not checked).

6] Click To apply and then in ok to save the settings and start again the system.

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