Audition 3.0 won't install om Windows 10

Community Beginner ,
Jul 08, 2017 Jul 08, 2017

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I am trying to install Audition 3.0 on my Windows 10 desktop.This is a new PC without much "baggage" from old installations. When I click on Audition 3.0 Setup.exe, I get asked in what language I want, when I click "next" I see a quick flash and then nothing. There are no files found on the OS drive. I have even removed every mention in the registry, rebooted and turned off Norton protection. NOTHING! I should note that I successfully installed the same files on my laptop running Windows 10 Home without a hitch.

Please help: I have spent hours trying.

Terry

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Community Beginner , Jul 09, 2017 Jul 09, 2017

I found one solution that allowed me to install Audition 3.0! Instead of selecting "Audition 3.0 Setup.exe", I right-clicked "components.msi" and chose Install. Worked like a charm!  For the sake of full disclosure, I did encounter an error at the end of installation (or was it when I first opened the program?) and it said it couldn't find a supported audio device. After rebooting, the program opened and worked great!

I must say that the same trick did not work on the downloaded Audition 3.0.1 Pa

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LEGEND ,
Jul 08, 2017 Jul 08, 2017

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Try right clicking on the .exe file and select Run as Administrator.

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Tried that, too. No change. Seems like there should be an Adobe cleanup program...

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Jul 08, 2017 Jul 08, 2017

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Right click and select a compatibility mode... which may or may not work with that old program

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That didn't work. either. In addition, it installed perfectly on my laptop running same Windows 10 Home. But thanks for trying to help!

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I found one solution that allowed me to install Audition 3.0! Instead of selecting "Audition 3.0 Setup.exe", I right-clicked "components.msi" and chose Install. Worked like a charm!  For the sake of full disclosure, I did encounter an error at the end of installation (or was it when I first opened the program?) and it said it couldn't find a supported audio device. After rebooting, the program opened and worked great!

I must say that the same trick did not work on the downloaded Audition 3.0.1 Patch

http://supportdownloads.adobe.com/product.jsp?product=92&platform=Windows

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I found the patch installed in Windows 10 without doing the compontents.msi thing. Just install the patch.

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Regarding the Audition 3.0.1 patch failing to install: I found a work-around (but it made me nervous to try.) I extracted all of the files from the data1.cab and copied them into C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Audition 3.0. NOTE: I renamed the only 2 files which would have been written over: Audition.exe and noclick.xfm.

When I launched Audition, I was running version 3.0.1!

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