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The installer has encountered error 2.

Explorer | Level 3

Just as the title says.

Searched for a solution "2" is too vague of an error code and found nothing sensible.

I already deleted stuff from appdata.

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Re: The installer has encountered error 2.

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Tried downloading the offline installer?

 

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Re: The installer has encountered error 2.

Explorer | Level 3

Yes and that didn't help.

Meanwhile I lurked in the forum and found people with same problem in the past. They were given a link to offline installation for older version: Dropbox 77.3.127 Offline Installer and that one suprisingly works for me just now. Unfortunately it's outdated so I can't log in or use auto-updates.

The new version I downloaded recently Dropbox 97.4.467 Offline Installer does not work (aforementioned error 2), even if I completely uninstall the older one.

I know "does not work" really doesn't say much, but you can really blame your installer for spewin such a vague and short error message.

I noticed installer logs are.. obfuscated? compressed? Why is that so? I'd gladly send them but I don't know if there's any personal information in there... is there any doc explaining how to deobfuscate installer logs?

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