I had noticed this error a few times when trying to remove programs. I specifically used this for Windows XP.
Install/Download this : http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98EC1
If that does not fix it, try and run a driver cleaner, like these :
All you need to do with the cleaners is remove the bad install, and you should be good. You can also try the latest installer here :
I haven’t had to deal with this in a few months, so it’s a little fuzzy, but if anyone needs specifics, ask…i’ll try to replicate the issue and get more details.