I’ve perused the rest of the forums but can’t seem to find this specific message (I’ve seen others about service managers not being available). Here is the complete error message, as it appears, line breaks and all:
The program cannot be started.
The service manager is not available.
(premature end of
Start setup application to repair the installation from CD, or the folder
containing the installation packages.
Can anyone help or direct me to a place that can? It worked for a day or two and now nothing. I’ve uninstalled and reinstalled, ran as admin, ran under XP, 7, etc., and have ran both the Help repair and the Installation repair programs, all to no avail.
EDIT: I’m running Windows 8 on an Asus laptop if that makes any difference.