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Windows Installer will not install

Q: Windows Installer will not install

Since I reinstalled My Windows XP my Widows installer seems to be corrupt or gone. I have tried to install it from Microsoft but it will not install. Now Flash, and many other programs will not upgrade or install without the installer. Also I cannot delete many programs without it.

Any suggestions?

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A: Windows Installer will not install

There is a workaround to uninstall it, then reinstall on M$ site. There is also a Windows Cleanup Utility to clean uninstall some M$ progs on site. (I'm away so can't give the url's).

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-will-not-install.497845/
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I use automatic updates on XP Home, and I keep getting a pop up telling me that Windows Installer 3.1 is ready to be installed.

I run the update and just a few seconds later I get another pop-up message telling me that Windows Installer 3.1 is ready to be intsalled. No matter how any times in run the update, it keeps coming back.
 

A:Windows Installer 3.1 keeps on trying to install

use SYSTEM RESTORE to return your system to before this event occurred.
set your WINDOWS UPDATE to-----"notify me but dont automatically download or install them".

in the SECURITY CENTER in your CONTROL PANEL.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-3-1-keeps-on-trying-to-install.542897/
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Hi

Ever since I upgraded to the XP Service Pack 2, I've had nothing but problems. The most annoying of which being Windows Installer/InstallShield won't install anything. It appears like it will install, then stops when it says 'Configuring Windows Installer', then I get this message '1607: Unable to install InstallShield Scripting Runtime'

I have checked out the support at the InstallShield website. They address the issue on the site, but none of the solutions help.

Just wondering if anyone knows of any possible solutions.

Thanks in advance.

Mat

A:Windows Installer Won't Install

There is a new version of the installer on the windows update page.
Give it a try.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-installer-wont-install-49854.html
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So after I did a repair install of XP for a previous problem I went to Windows Update. It said I needed to install Windows Installer 3.1 to continue. Instead of saying it was done, it said it was unable to install. Then I downloaded the file manually and went to install. It said something about not having permissions, or access denied. I thought it was because my system restore was screwed up, but that's now fixed, so I don't know what the problem is now.

A:Windows Installer 3.1 Won't Install

Are you administrator? If the permissions are screwed up, go into the Control panel and make sure you're an admin.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/93655/windows-installer-31-wont-install/
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Trying to install a Silverlight Update, a Java update or other software, I get this window:





What could be the problem ?

A:Windows Installer won't let me install

Go to Control Panel | Programs and Features and uninstall Silverlight entirely, then go to microsoft and download the silverlight package and install it. I have had to do this a few times already, and it is annoying.

The same goes for the Java 6 Update 18.

http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/72771-windows-installer-wont-let-me-install.html
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Dell Latitude D400, 1.4 Gig Pentium M, 512 MB RAM, 30 Gig hard drive with 22 Gig free.
 

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Because of these I also can't upgrade using keys

A:I can't install anything that is related with msi or windows installer

Welcome to the forum
did you try CD Starup Repair?:

Startup Repair[2]=Performance Maintenance

OR the command prompt SFC /SCANNOW

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/223853-i-cant-install-anything-related-msi-windows-installer.html
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So I'm pondering doing a Repair Install.

Will doing so Reinstall the Windows Installer Program ?

A:Will a Repair Install Fix the Windows Installer 5.0 ??

Yes it should seeing as its a windows file.
Repair install replaces the Windows files from the disc.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/57962-will-repair-install-fix-windows-installer-5-0-a.html
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I cannot download any update due to the Windows Installer 3.1 for XP will not install. I get the 0x8ddd0007 Error stating the "Windows Installer was not installed." Then I am direct to restart my system to fix the problem. This does nothing and I am in a loop of restarting and still not getting Windows Installer to install. I can not get any updates until this problem is solved. I would rather someone help me to fix this problem without me having to Reformat my Hard Drive and do a complete new installation of WindowsXP. So, if anyone has a real answer to remedy this, I would appreciate your assistance. Thank you . . . HELP!!!
 

A:Windows Installer 3.1 fails to install

Try this newer version. Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable (v2).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-3-1-fails-to-install.424611/
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I recently purchased software that requires that various Microsoft components be installed, including Microsoft Installer (MSI) version 4.5. I have tried to download the MSI 4.5 (WindowsXP-KB942288-v3-x86.exe file) from Microsoft website but it will not install and leaves me with my current MSI version 3.1. During install of MSI 4.5 I get an "access denied" error, then computer undoes the changes and restarts leaving me with the MSI 3.1.

What would cause my system to not allow for the MSI 4.5 version to replace the 3.1, This is leaving me unable to install my recent software purchase.

I have Windows XP SP3/32 bit.
Thank you for your courtesies in helping me.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-4-5-will-not-install-over-version-3-1.1002915/
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I reinstalled windows XP home edition with SP2 on my laptop and since then, the automatic update promts me to install Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1.
I hit install and after trying to install it, it says it was unsuccesfull....

Do I need to install this update? And if so, HOW?

If I don't, how do I stop it from showing up on the automatic update?

A:Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 Won't Install

Hello,That is an interesting error. If automatic updates refuses to instal the file, you should try instaling it manually. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en this is a link to the windows instaler page. Also, to stop an update showing in your update list, simply expand the update in question by clicking the plus sign and select the check box saying a variation of exclude from future searches.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/137266/microsoft-windows-installer-31-wont-install/
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OK, so I just reloaded XP SP2 onto my computer and know I'm doing windows updates and Windows Installer 3.1 (v2) will not install. It always fails. It tells me to restart, so I restart and still no luck.
 

A:Solved: Windows Installer 3.1 (v2) Won't Install

Nevermind..the problem fixed itself
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-installer-3-1-v2-wont-install.391834/
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On my Windows 7 Home Premium Computer, I am unable to install anything that uses Windows installers.

I have already tried the following
-msiexec /unregister
-msiexec /register
-Replacing the windows installers files (msi.dll msihnd.dll, and msiexec.exe) with my Windows 7 Ultimate System Files.

Any suggestions?

--I do not have the material to reformat my windows home premium but I can use full access over the system files.

Thanks in advanced.

A:Windows Installer Will not install programs.

Welcome to Seven Forums DevPump.

Your statements are confusing. Are you trying to install software with the programs' setup.exe file? What matrerial do you need to reformat?

Try running SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker.
Also System Restore

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/180747-windows-installer-will-not-install-programs.html
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Please help me guys, I have tried many things to repair my windows installer without success. Any ideas to help would be appreciated guys. Thanks so much and please help as I am a YouTuber who is currently unable to upload due to me requiring to install a something.

A:Windows installer is broken- Cannot install everything

You don`t repair your windows installer, you either buy a new one, or you download the iso file of the version you need and burn it to dvd.

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River ? My Digital Life

Free ISO Burner

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/355404-windows-installer-broken-cannot-install-everything.html
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A:windows 7 installer, if I can't install I can't download the fix!

Try this :

Quote:




Delete all temporary files.

a. Restart the computer.
b. Click Start > Programs > Accessories > Windows Explorer, or double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop.
c. Click anywhere in the Address bar to select it. (If you do not see the Address bar, then right-click the blank area to the right of Help. On the menu that appears, click Address bar.)
d. Type %temp% and then press Enter:
e. The Temp folder for the currently logged-on user displays.
f. In most cases, you can safely delete the contents. If you are not sure, then copy any files or folders to a different location. To delete the contents, click the Edit menu, and then click Select All.
g. Press Delete, and then click Yes if prompted to confirm.




See if it helps.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-installer-if-i-cant-install-i-cant-download-the-fix-651695.html
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A:Does installer have to boot EFI to install Windows 8 EFI?

Here is info about UEFI Boot Mode (installing using the GPT partition style) and Legacy BIOS Boot Mode (installing using the MBR partition style): link

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/58408-does-installer-have-boot-efi-install-windows-8-efi.html
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A:Windows Installer - can't install ANY msi package

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sidneysides


Windows Installer crashes any time i try to install an msi. Get the message 'windows installer has stopped working'. I think the version is version 5.0 in Windows 7, but can't download this from anywher to see if reinstalling it helps. Tried to install the old 4.5 version but it won't let me. Help!


Have you tried re-installing the OS? Did this problem occur with a fresh install?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/2349-windows-installer-cant-install-any-msi-package.html
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OK guys....This is driving me nuts. It never used to happen but now it does. Whenever I try to open Microsoft word or excel, or even when I run disk cleanup This box comes up entitled Windows Installer and the message inside of it says "Preparingt to Install"....This goes away after about 30 -45 seconds and the the stuff opens up....But it's a pain in the butt....I think it also does this for some other stuff too.

I haven't made any changes to the computer that I can remeber except running some anti-virus database updates.

I'm not too swift with computers and I can live with this if I have but DO I HAVE TO????

-----------Help please.....Kaara Larson

A:Windows Installer - Preparing to Install...

Hello and welcome to the forum

You should be able to use the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility to stop what is causing the installer to fire up

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-installer-preparing-to-install-236343.html
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hi,

I've a problem with some (all) Windows Installer aplications. I use MSN 7.0 and i will update it.
When i do that, the Windows Installer dont stadr. If i go to control panel > administrative tools > events > i see:

Falha ao ligar ao servidor. Erro: 0x80080005

This mean, in english:

Cannot connect to the server. Error: 0x80080005

what i can do to fix it?

I've Windows XP with SP2.

I search for kb microsoft Windows and i stop/start services, but dont work... so i've no ideas.

thanks.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/problem-with-windows-installer-msn-install-70856.html
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I have this dialog box coming up all the time............
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I think the problem came when I wanted to uninstall Microsoft Home & student 2010.
I finally did this & have gone back to a system restore point but still have this Installer box coming up.
It is getting annoying & time consuming.
I have googled it & found a multitude of answers....some i tried.....others seemd to complicated.
I am a novice at this.

Anyone with the patience to help me please?????

A:Windows Installer ...Preparing to Install.....

It seems as if you have done a poor un-installation of Office. Only ever un-install programs using the Add/Remove function in Control Panel.

Try reinstalling the Office package, restart, un-install from add/remove, restart then open Internet Explorer.

This should fix your problem.

If not post back.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-installer-preparing-to-install-574102.html
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A:windows installer preparing to install...

Try reinstalling the Windows Installer:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/893803

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/291127/windows-installer-preparing-to-install/
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A:Windows Installer fails to Install....

Does Windows boot at all?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-fails-to-install.299382/
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A:windows installer preparing to install pop ups

Opening add/remove programs seems to prompt the Windows Installer popup.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-preparing-to-install-pop-ups.1065732/
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We've installed the latest windows installer, we've tried reinstalling sp4 but not luck.

any ideas?

Thanks in advance
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-cant-install-uninstall.428169/
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http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...-startup/fc01135b-bb59-412f-ada5-8d2ffeb2b8d3
 

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Quote: Originally Posted by Toshiko


When booting from USB on my desktop,


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Sup guys,

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Cannot install anything at all. I have tried to reinstall installer service, played with reg settings, you name it I have done it. Spent hours all over the internet and noone can provide a solution to this problem, NOT EVEN MICROSOFT!!!!!

Jesus I hate MS, but I gotta have it for a few work apps.

Please someone that is good with WinBLOWS assist me.

Thanks,

Brandon

A:Windows Installer service CANNOT INSTALL JACK! x64

Since you have, as you played with the registery, who knows what is going to happen.

Are the things you want to install 64bit compatible ?

"Playing" in the registry is like playing in a mine field- you will loose something.

BG

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Here is a link to the HP page for your printer. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/s...=427933&os=228

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Nice job, and thanks for sharing the tip.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-msi-installer-install-uninstall-failures.429685/
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What version of Adobe Reader are you trying to install?

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hello
try running the sfc /scannow, to repair corrupt/bad files....worth a shot...

start > type cmd in the search box, right click "command prompt" in the menu....and choose "run as administrator"
type sfc /scannow press enter.... (note the space between sfc and /scannow)

should give an option to repair files it finds that are bad....good luck

ps if it finds files and can't repair, run it again

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/271092-windows-installer-cant-install-pure-64-bit-software-but-works-32-bit-compat.html
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Recently got mirrors edge and when I load the game and click install - nothing happens at all! Tried using other compatibility such as XP/vista to no avail.

Searching this and various other forums provided no answers. Here are all my specs:
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Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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A:Installer problem - Cannot even install Mirrors Edge (Windows 7 64bit

Try running the installer as an administrator.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installer-problem-cannot-even-install-mirrors-edge-windows-7-64bit.930558/
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Do you have Norton installed? If so, try uninstalling it and then reinstalling it to see if it gets rid of the problem.

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A:windows installer can't be accessed while trying to install Norton System Works 2003

i had this error with antivirus scan too, just had to close some of the apps running and it went fine. If it still doesn't work try rebooting, maybe something is still using the installer...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-cant-be-accessed-while-trying-to-install-norton-system-works-2003.115186/
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Hiya

The "How to Install MDAC with a Windows Installer Merge Module" white paper describes how to create a Microsoft Windows Installer merge module for Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC). This white paper includes a sample merge module that you can use to install MDAC 2.7. Additionally, this white paper describes how to modify the merge module to install other versions of MDAC.

The information in this article applies to:
Microsoft Data Access Components version 2.7

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q320788

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eddie
 

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A:WINDOWS INSTALLER keeps popping up,creating install/uninstall problems-WORKnHARdHELP!

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A:windows installer service could not be accessed" error message when you install

see: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315353/en-us

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-installer-service-could-not-be-accessed-error-message-when-you-install-198262.html
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A:Windows installer popup wants disks for corel 6, it is already installed and I can't install/uninstall anything while it is up

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A:Icloud installer - windows installer does not have the administrator privilegies

I run Window Repair all in one too putting the MSI (windows installer) repair, but unfortunatly nothing changed

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A:OpenOffice install crash - "Windows(R) installer has stopped working"

While not a solution to fix your problem, here is something you could try to get a free Office suite.

I have Libre Office Portable, similar to Open Office, and the portable version doesn't install Libre Office.
If you're interested, it's available here:
LibreOffice Portable | PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/366920-openoffice-install-crash-windows-r-installer-has-stopped-working.html