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Error 1719 error while installing JRE on windows 7

i want to install JRE on Windows 7(64 bit) but it gives me this error: Error 1719. The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed Why this happens? How can i fix it?
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1answer
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Windows Installer fails to install MSI file

I am trying to install an MSI file on Windows 7, and I am getting the error message "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as ...
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Windows 7 Install wizard windows extra big — buttons off-screen?

I have a legit copy of Windows 7 with valid license from Microsoft. There is something wrong with the installation wizard; the windows sometimes appear with super large fonts, or bigger graphics ...
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How to edit this resource String of the Windows DVD?

I'm customizing the image resources of a Windows 8.1 Installation, and now I would like to modify the copyright String that appears in every Setup step/screen. The String is in Spanish language and I ...
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Numerous errors when initializing stuff, explorer.exe's Server execution failed" error, and more - advice needed

Recently I've started experiencing a very bad OS behavior: Something is messed up with the windows' queue managing or communication, here is what I'm experiencing: opening a link to a folder -> ...
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329 views

Cannot install Windows Installer package on Windows XP Mode

Whenever I try to install a particular MSI from Windows XP Mode located on my local hard drive, it fails with the following error: Why is this error occurring and how can I prevent it?
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1answer
232 views

Windows update is installed, but not installed

Once upon a time there was a fully functional Windows 7 x64-aware computer, later, dark lord Microsoft released Security update KB2859537 and computer was unable to run most of applications. And ...
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Possible to add “conflicting” Drivers to Windows 7 Installer?

Is it possible (and smart) to include all bunch of diffrent drivers to a Windows 7 installer so Windows could theoretically install all needed drivers during the Windows installation? Meaning can I ...
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590 views

Installers are not working anymore

Recently I re-installed my Windows 7 Home 32 bit. At a moment I realized that almost no installer is working. For example this installer from Microsoft web site: ...
2
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1answer
62 views

Find the software that create a folder

Every 5 seconds, a new folder with the name MSI*.tmp is created at my c:. 1 seconde before, this folder is deleted. How can I know who is creating this folder. Can it be a virus?
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2answers
692 views

Installer runs and fails at startup

Whenever I reboot my Windows 7 computer, the systems tries to install an update to HP Photosmart Essentials. This window pops up: After a few seconds, it is replaced by this: If I press "OK", ...
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1answer
132 views

From where MS Installer checks the need of a reboot?

Actually the question'd arised when I was trying to install TMG (Thread Management Gateway) services which I think is irrelevant to TMG. Here is the story: I started the installer. After ...
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2answers
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Cannot remove or replace the JRE

About a month ago I attempted to remove a vulnerable version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Unfortunately, I didn't know there was another user logged in at the time. This caused the ...
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1answer
851 views

How do I fix error 1303 during TI Connect install?

I recently purchased a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator, and I'm trying install the TI Connect software in order to connect the calculator to my computer via the USB cable. Unfortunately, I'm getting ...
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1answer
187 views

Cannot install anything on Vista Home Premium 32-bit with SP-2, Will I be able to upgrade to Windows 7

I can not install important updates. Anything I download will not install. Error message is that Windows Installer Services cannot be accessed. This can occur if installer is not correctly ...
2
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2answers
448 views

installer like Wubi for windows 8

I want to install windows 8 on my windows 7 machine but the problem is I can't make a new partition because there is a limit of 4 partitions at the most which I can't cross. To install windows 8 I ...
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3answers
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Is it safe (or advisable) to compress Windows Installer folder via NTFS compression?

The title pretty much explains the question. Aside from the obvious (speed), is it generally safe or advisable to compress via NTFS compression the C:\Windows\Installer folder given that it's within ...
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Why is windows not able to create a system partition?

I'm reinstalling Windows 7 64 bit, and I encountered an issue I've never seen before. I have a legit copy of Win 64 Professional, and I've installed it probably a half dozen times on this machine in ...
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1answer
449 views

Windows add\remove programs repair button won't work after temp folder clean

Hi all. I have a problem with windows xp and programs repair. Repair won't work from "click here for support information"->Repair after user temp clean. As you can see on screenshot, windows ...
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2answers
962 views

Always prompted to allow windows installer to run when clicking shortcut on start menu

I have an application installed, and when I click on the shortcut to it from the start menu I am first prompted by the MSI installer and a UAC prompt. If the I allow the specified .msi file ...
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3answers
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Install windows 7 from internal HDD

I have 2 partitions on my hdd With WORKING windows XP. Empty, simple data storage. Morver I have Win7 iso image. Is there any option to install windows 7 from internal hdd, just by copying files ...
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0answers
130 views

MSI UAC always opens behind window

When installing MSI packages, the UAC prompt always appears behind the MSI installer window. This does not happen for any other scenarios (EXE installers, other programs, etc), just MSI packages. ...
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2answers
208 views

Is installing Windows 7 in-situ (on a machine running Windows already) less clean that installing at boot time?

Is installing Windows 7 in-situ (on a machine running Windows already) less clean that installing at boot time? For example - you can autorun a Windows 7 disk on a machine that is already booted up ...
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1answer
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Best way to clean up Windows Installer cache?

Whats the "safest" way to clean up large files in the Windows Installer cache? Is deleting the files the only way, or is there a better way to "unregister" the cached files or something?
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The installation package could not be opened

I get the following error message on a Windows 7 64-bit computer whenever I try to install anything using Windows Installer (.msi): This installation package could not be opened. Contact the ...
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1answer
173 views

Windows 7 wont let me install a MSI

Windows 7 wont let me install new software as it says another install is in progress. There is no known install running and msiexec.exe is not running. Any ideas? Update: after some poking around ...
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1answer
77 views

Tried everything to get Windows Installer working. Any options beyond?

I am trying to fix a client's computer and the Windows installer is shot. I've tried EVERYTHING I can find on the internet. Nothing's worked yet. I have tried: System Restore — Failed, and ...
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1answer
417 views

How to click OK on a dialog on another desktop?

For months i have had a Windows Update stall. For months i've seen Windows Installer stuck trying to do something: Every time i reboot it leaves an orphaned folder in the root of my C: drive: i ...
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3answers
2k views

Windows Installer Cleanup Utility retired, alternative?

So the Windows\installer folder (and the WinSxS folder, but that's another story) is eating up quite a LOT of space on my hdd. Windows Installer Cleanup utility was the tool of the trade before, but ...
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2answers
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new PC is blue screening when installing Windows 7

I've built quite a few PC's so not entirely inexperienced, but got problem here! Just built a new PC from new parts which is blue screening on installing Windows 7, after about 5 times I managed to ...
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1answer
797 views

Issue running msiexec as Administrator in Windows 7

I recently bought a new HP computer and I am unable to run any MSI by double clicking it. I receive an error message: This installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package exists ...
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4answers
21k views

How can I run .msi installer with administrator rights?

As in topic. I want to run .msi installer but I cannot install a program because it requires administrator rights. As for .exe files I know how to do that. EDIT: My problem is that I don't have 'Run ...
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1answer
373 views

How can I run .msi installer with administrator rights? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run .msi installer with administrator rights? As in topic. I want to run .msi installer but I cannot install a program because it requires administrator ...
2
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1answer
115 views

Windows XP Pro fails to install even though Windows 7 works

I had a Windows XP Professional installation running fine until suddenly it stopped working and showed following error while booting: NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt. I tried to boot through ...
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2answers
2k views

Copy Notepad.exe from system folder to desktop and run it

on some Windows 7 machine, notepad.exe can launch from desktop but lots of Windows 7 machine, no matter x86 or x64, it cannot start. no error no warning, just silently quit, like you never click on it ...
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How does one install Windows 7 using USB 3?

I want to install Windows 7 onto an SSD from a USB 3 drive, however it won't let me boot using USB 3, however it does work using USB 2. I guess that's because Windows PE doesn't have the needed USB 3 ...
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1answer
539 views

Installed VirtualBox from EXE, Requires MSI for Change/Repair

I downloaded and installed VirtualBox from an EXE file, but when I go to Change/Repair, it requires an MSI installer. Why is this?
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2answers
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How do I install Google Chrome beta/dev for all users?

Google has an MSI installer for Windows meant for installing Chrome for all users, versus just the user account that installs it. As best as I can tell though, this installs the Stable channel. I ...
3
votes
2answers
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Visual Studio 2010 Fails to Install VC 9.0 Runtime

Those of you who've seen this: Completely Uninstall Visual Studio 2010 will know I've been having some VS2010 issues the last week or so. Well I finally managed to get my computer to a stage where I ...
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0answers
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Windows Installer Service could not be accessed

Whenever I try to install a program I get the following error: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact ...
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1answer
44 views

Missing disc when installing windows 7

when I was installing windows 7 on my new bought computer it asked me on which disc I would like to install the OS on, either the 1 tera byte disc or the ssd disc, I chose to install it on the ssd ...
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MSI Installer error 2203; how to force permissions on installer directory?

[Cross-Posted on StackOverflow.com as well because the question relates to development. Feel free to let me know where it best belongs.] Hi all, I'll try to bullet-point to keep it short: ...
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2answers
275 views

Add/Remove program on windows 7 is failing without message

I'm trying to uninstall a project wich is developed in Visual Studio and installed using the msi-file from the install project. I can find it in the list of install projects, but when I right click ...
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votes
4answers
5k views

I deleted Windows\Installer folder, is there a chance to repair?

I accidentally deleted the Windows\Installer folder in Windows 7. Is there a way to repair this, because I can't install new Microsoft software anymore.
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1answer
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Installation of vcredist.msi is forbidden by system policy

My friend is having trouble installing Company of Heroes and CoH: Opposing Fronts under Windows 7. A few percentages into the installation, when the C/C++ runtime is being installed, the install fails ...
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2answers
3k views

Can't run Windows 7 Installer…Error reading from file

I am running Windows 7 (64 bit) Pro. Whenever I try to install anything from a .msi file, I always receive the error: "Error reading from file <path>/setup.msi. Verify that the file exists ...
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1answer
668 views

Uninstallation problem in Windows 7

I can't uninstall one of the programs. It says: The installation source for this product is not available. Verify that the source exist and that you can access it. ...
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votes
2answers
128 views

msiexec error - GetPriveteProfileStringW

I just finished a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate and I keep getting the same error every time I try to install any msi file. From what I can tell, the software still installs as far as I can ...
2
votes
1answer
794 views

Do I need the Windows XP CD to upgrade to Windows 7

I'm running XP Pro on my Toshiba laptop that I'm going to upgrade to Win 7 very soon. The laptop came with Vista pre-installed but had a downgrade option to XP Pro which I exercised. There was no ...
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votes
4answers
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How can I know which program msiexec.exe is trying to install?

Each time I try to install a program on my computer (running windows 7 RC), a setup.exe dialog pops up: The Windows Installer service is unavailable. Another application may be rerunning ...