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21-06-2005, 11:01 AM
I am trying to load PCCillin on to my Win2000Pro computer having gone through a major meltdown after 'updating my drivers' thanks to the Microsoft update programme, and as a result having to reload Win2k and a lot of programmes. PCcillin is the only one that won't go back in, I get this error message:

'Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid'.

Any help appreciated, thanks, Heather.

Moral of the story: If it ain't broke, don't fix it! :mad:

21-06-2005, 11:24 AM
Have a look thru this lot.
http://kb.trendmicro.com/solutions/search/main/search/query.asp?col=sbext2&ht=0&qp=productId%3A81&qs=&qc=&pw=100%25&la=en&charset=iso-8859-1&si=0&ws=0&qt=The%20message%20%20Error%20Applying%20Transform s%20%20appears%20when%20installing%20Trend%20Micro %20PC-cillin%20Internet%20Security%202004&ql=&st=1&nh=10&lk=1

21-06-2005, 02:35 PM
Got quite excited when I saw my exact problem there in black and white! Unfortunately the link to the 'windows installer cleanup utility' doesn't exist any more. Had a browse through the ms site but couldn't find it as a download. Seems to have been put into XP, but not earlier versions.

Any idea where I can find it (I think it's called msciu.exe) for Win2000?

That's if it will be any different from the other uninstallation processes I have tried. The add and remove programs would not uninstall PCcillin so I could try a clean re-install, so I downloaded a little programme called Your Uninstaller which seemed to do a very thorough job, then I manually removed absolutely everything else I could find that was still left over. It was everywhere!

Then restarted the computer again, and tried again, still the same error message.

21-06-2005, 02:42 PM
It should be on the windows 2000 cd.

21-06-2005, 02:46 PM
If you have'nt got the cd grab it from here.

21-06-2005, 02:54 PM
lol.........'the system cannot find the file specified'..........however the day is saved I DO have it as a .zip file and am willign to email to to whomever needs it jsut send me a private message with your email addy.........

21-06-2005, 04:38 PM
I found it!

It's on this page here:


(not on the cd) it's now called msicuu2, and it worked a treat :)

Thanks all, great job.