I received an error message when I tried to install or uninstall the Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP


Error message description


When you try to install or uninstall the Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP, you may receive one of the following error messages:

This installation requires Windows Scripting. Review the following Knowledge Base article 905288 to learn how to repair or reinstall Windows Scripting.
Installation aborted.

This uninstall requires Windows Scripting. Review the following Knowledge Base article to learn how to repair or reinstall Windows Scripting.
Uninstall aborted.


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Fix it for me


To fix this problem automatically, click the
Fix this problemlink, click
Runin the
File Downloaddialog box, and then follow the steps in the wizard.





NoteThis wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.

NoteIf you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD so that you can run it on the computer that has the problem.


Now go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.

Let me fix it myself


This problem may occur if the Windows Scripting Engine is missing or damaged. To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regsvr32 %windir%\system32\vbscript.dll, and then click OK.


    This command repairs the Windows Scripting Engine.
  2. If the problem still occurs, reinstall the Windows Scripting Engine. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.