Error message: "setup has stopped working"

Symptom
An error message appear "setup has stopped working" when you click on LAlarm setup program on Vista (or Windows 7).
Cause
A 3rd party service or program that is already running in the back ground intercepts and runs another program instead of LAlarm setup program when you click to run LAlarm setup program, Many Vista users experience such problem error message when they try to install other software. (for example, http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=setup.exe+has+stopped+working+setup.exe_installshield)
To confirm this, you can click on "View problem details" in the error dialog windows. The file version information and the time stamp of the file information show that the setup program (setup.exe) is not a LAlarm program.
Solution
Temporarily disable all 3rd party the startup programs and services before installing. The below is an instruction how to temporarily disable them. Microsoft calls this procedure clean boot. Here is detailed instruction from Microsoft. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135. (The clean boot is another way to eliminate the interference from other software. Once you eliminate the interference by other application, you can run LAlarm setup program.)
To disable the startup programs and services
  1. Press Win+R
  2. Enter 'msconfig', and then press enter.
  3. Click the Startup tab, and then click Disable All.
  4. Click the Services tab, select Hide all Microsoft services, and then click Disable All.
  5. Click Apply, and then click OK.
  6. Restart the computer.
You can enable the 3rd startup programs and services with 'msconfig' and by clicking Enable All button in Startup tab and Services tab after completing installation.