Sorry, I am unfamiliar with the protocol for this. I did nod not mean to just rant.
Error message I first received was "registry key for this application are missing." The next twenty or so time I tried (after uninstalling apps, renaming files to ".old", deleting and reinstalling drivers-- I never saw two things on the driver thing, by the way-- deleting temporary files, i.e., following all the instructions I got from the polite and fairly quick responses to my inquiries to Corel/Roxio), I got the error message "We encountered a problem while installing Roxio Easy VHS to DVD Plus." Message appeared about 95% into indicated install progress.
Would more info help, like emails
I see I was given Macrovision Flexnet, about which there is some carping about online.
I also found this, which entered my computer when I first tried installing:
Thanks for any help.