Safe Recovery Not Offered After Failed Installation

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Symptoms
When you restart Setup after a failed installation, you are not prompted with a choice for "Safe Recovery."
Cause
This issue occurs when the Setuplog.txt file is larger than 64 kilobytes.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, determine where Setup is failing, rename the Setuplog.txt, and then run Setup again.
More information
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Article ID: 258560 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 06:27:00 - Revision: 2.0

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