Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Software > Calibre

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-26-2012, 03:04 AM   #1
polarbearx
Junior Member
polarbearx began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 3
Karma: 10
Join Date: Jul 2012
Device: Kindle
Question Cannot install Calibre 8.6 in Windows 7

I have cleaned out all the Calibre files I can find, restarted computer, downloaded a new copy of Calibre 8.6 but still cannot get it to install. After double-clicking, the install starts, do the EULA and get to where to install program. I have both sellected a file location and let it install to the quagmire of C:\Programs Files. The next happening is a dialog box that says "Calibre Setup: Another installation is in progress. You must complete that installation before continuing this one." Beats me, nothing else is active in program Manager and Applications are zero use with a occasional tiny blip. I had Calibre 7.x install before but have lost that in trying to update. (Books OK) Any suggestions or brilliant insight. I have reached my limit.
polarbearx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2012, 03:44 AM   #2
kovidgoyal
creator of calibre
kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
kovidgoyal's Avatar
 
Posts: 25,245
Karma: 4961457
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
Device: Various
reboot your computer, run a registry cleaner.
kovidgoyal is online now   Reply With Quote
 
Enthusiast
Old 07-26-2012, 03:47 AM   #3
itimpi
Wizard
itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.itimpi ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
Posts: 4,010
Karma: 777817
Join Date: Nov 2008
Device: Sony PRS-950, iphone/ipad (Marvin/iBooks/QuickReader)
This is a problem with your PC - not with the Calibre install. If you try googling for the particular error message then you should be able to find guidance on how to fix the problem. You definitely want to fix it or other software (not just Calibre) is likely to encounter the same issue.
itimpi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2012, 08:46 AM   #4
HarryT
eBook Enthusiast
HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
HarryT's Avatar
 
Posts: 61,949
Karma: 39119999
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Onyx T68, N7,
What operating system? If it's Linux, don't try to use the version of Calibre that came with your distribution; download from the Calibre site. Version 0.8.6 is VERY old.
HarryT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2012, 09:31 AM   #5
PeterT
Taking a break; Fed up
PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
PeterT's Avatar
 
Posts: 6,431
Karma: 42482950
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Toronto
Device: Wife: Touch, Arc, Vox Me: Nexus 7, Glo
Harry; he is on Windows 7 (from the thread title).
PeterT is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2012, 09:39 AM   #6
HarryT
eBook Enthusiast
HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.HarryT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
HarryT's Avatar
 
Posts: 61,949
Karma: 39119999
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Onyx T68, N7,
Quote:
Originally Posted by PeterT View Post
Harry; he is on Windows 7 (from the thread title).
Sorry, I overlooked that.
HarryT is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why can't I install Calibre on Windows 7 ? Joypeace3 Calibre 1 01-24-2012 12:50 PM
Won't install on Windows 7 ncvidal Devices 4 03-31-2011 02:58 AM
Cannot install calibre in windows 7 chirotor Calibre 20 12-18-2010 06:05 AM
Can't install in Windows XP norbertok Calibre 1 12-17-2010 02:25 PM
Unable to install calibre 0.5.6. on windows Vista SP1 kiklop74 Calibre 4 04-10-2009 04:59 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:48 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.