Problem: In attempting to install MATLAB on a new desktop, the installation process may get stuck. The installation window indicates that it is "Scanning CD" and nothing more happens.
Solution: This issue can occur when a conflict exists between the PC's hardware or software and the CD for installation. In order to fix it, MatLab recommends the following suggestion:
Create temp folders
For CD versions: Create 3 temporary folders (i.e. cd1, cd2, cd3)
For DVD versions: Create a temporary folder
Copy each cd into its own directory
Run the setup.exe from cd1 folder
When the installer asks for another cd, point it to the appropriate
Some customers have also had luck installing from Safe Mode, as well.