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How to resolve PowerChute Personal Edition 3.0.2 installation failure on Windows 7, 8, and 10?

Issue:
PowerChute Personal Edition hangs / stalls after double clicking on PCPEInstaller.exe and there is no error message.

Product:
PowerChute Personal Edition (PCPE) version 3.0.2

Environment:
Windows 7,Windows 8.0, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

Cause:
System conflict

Solution:
Download the attached zip file, uncompress the .zip file, double click PCPE Setup.exe to install.

NOTES:
1 -
If PowerChute Personal Edition installation fails when selecting the 'NEXT" button when asked to select the installation folder see Kbase FA167118.
2 - If PowerChute Personal Edition installation fails with error code 2738 see Kbase FA159740
3 - If PowerChute Personal Edition installation fails with error that there is a previous version of PowerChute Personal Edition installed see FA159949 to verify that all PowerChute files and registry entries have been removed properly. 
 
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