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FSX [Solved] Stuck on "Preparing to Install"

So, I recently did a refresh of my FSX install, which included un/reinstalling accel and uninstalling SDK. I have FSX Accel. I installed the RTM first, then the SP1a SDK, both successfully. Now, when I try to install the Accel one (Accel disk, SDK folder), it gets infinitely stuck on "Preparing to Install". I'm running Win7, Intel core i3, 4GB RAM. Side note: I do have FSX Steam Edition installed. Any ideas on how to get past it?
I had the problem recently after a SSD failure, that parts of the SDK would not install from the DVD. So I copied the corresponding files to Desktop and installed from there. Maybe try that?

Cheers :)