Fix Error 2753 the file is not marked for installation in Windows 10

It has been reported that while trying to install graphic intensive software like Adobe Reader, Corel Craw, etc many users receive the following error:

Error 2753 the file is not marked for installation

Error 2753 The File Is Not Marked For Installation


The 2 causes behind the issue are:

1] Adobe Shockwave has been installed incorrectly.

2] The InstallShield folder is corrupt.

Try the following solutions to fix the problem:

Solution 1] Reinstall Adobe Shockwave

1] Go the the Adobe Shockwave website here.

2] Use the Uninstaller to uninstall Adobe Shockwave and restart the system.

3] Return to the same website and install the latest version of Adobe Shockwave. Restart your system once done.

Install Shockwave Player


Solution 2] Repair the corrupt InstallShield folder

Note: This method is applicable if you are using software like CorelDraw or any other software from Pinnacle studio.

1] Close the error window and navigate to C:\ Program Files\ Pinnacle.

2] Delete the Studio12 or Studio14 folder, depending on your installation preference.

3] After this, navigate to C:\ Program Files \ Common Files and delete the folder.

4] Now press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command msconfig. Press Enter to open the System Configuration window.Msconfig


5] In the Services tab, search for the Windows Installer service and check the box corresponding to it (if unchecked).

Check The Windows Installer Service

6] Click on Apply and then on OK to save the settings and restart the system.