ColdFusion 2016 64bit won't install on my Dell Precision M3800?

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Feb 09, 2018 Feb 09, 2018

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I downloaded the ColdFusion 2016 trial and saved to Downloads:

  • I double-click the file & it starts unpacking
  • It then starts the following screen & completes
  • Capture.GIF
  • Then it opens this screen & disappears?
  • Capture2.GIF
  • It never installs?

  1. I have rebooted multiple times.
  2. I made sure there are no stuck programs to install/uninstall.
  3. I have tried running as Admin

Note: I do have the latest CF Builder installed.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 09, 2018 Feb 09, 2018
I would recommend you do the following. First, disable any third-party antivirus/security software and retry the install. Second, try running the installer explicitly as administrator - usually, this isn't needed, but try it just in case. Finally, try running the install from the command line, instead of using the GUI.ColdFusion Help | Install ColdFusion silently Also, how much free disk space do you have?Dave Watts, CTO, Fig Leaf Software

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I uninstalled CFBuilder, tried to install CF2016 again, same issue.

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I would recommend you do the following. First, disable any third-party antivirus/security software and retry the install. Second, try running the installer explicitly as administrator - usually, this isn't needed, but try it just in case. Finally, try running the install from the command line, instead of using the GUI.

ColdFusion Help | Install ColdFusion silently

Also, how much free disk space do you have?

Dave Watts, CTO, Fig Leaf Software

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- Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, 100 gig free (of 500gig SSD)

- No AV installed

- Already tried running as Admin

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Check the Windows logs.  There might be an indication, there, of what is ending the install before it finishes.

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I rebooted again, logged in as Administrator, and this time it installed fine. Thanks for the help.

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