If you get a “setup has detected that your computer needs to be rebooted before continuing” error message while installing software, and a reboot doesn’t do the trick, try the following:
Modify the Windows Registry
- Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate and then click the following registry key:
- In the right pane, right-click PendingFileRenameOperations, and then click Delete.
You should be able to install your software.