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    Hi, folks

    I have asked a question on the Legacy SharePoint forum on Microsoft’s site regarding a problem with reinstallation of Search Server 2010 Express on a 2012 Standard member server.

    The crux of the issue lies with the fact the installation cannot proceed because the installer thinks a restart is required:
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    I have researched this but am unable to resolve it so am asking here.

    msiexec version = 5.0.9200.21523

    Articles/forum responses recommend:
    The registry key HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerPendingFileRenameOperations did exist after one restart but now does not exist.

    Some articles reference checking HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftUpdatesUpdateExeVolatile but ..UpdatesUpdateExeVolatile does not exist (and according to one article I read is only used by msiexec V6.1.22.0 and above).

    If HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionIns tallerInProgress exists you can delete InProgress but it does not exist.

    Check for multiple instances of msiexec.exe – only one instance is running when the Search Server installation is in progress, otherwise no other instances are running.

    Does anyone have any further suggestions I can try to get SSE installed, please.

    Thanks

    [Edit]
    Have just seen that HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSet## may also have PendingFileRenameOperations. There are two of these CurrentControlSet001 and CurrentControlSet002 which do indeed have these entries but one respondent claims you should never fiddle with these. Any opinions on that?

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