Questions tagged [windows-installer]

Windows Installer can be a reference to the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI), which is the application installation and configuration service for Windows, or a more general reference to a 3rd party installer that installs an application on Windows.

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Reliability History: ASUS Update Helper, error 1603

I recently assembled my own PC and it runs just fine, but I have noticed a frequent error showing multiple times per day in Windows's Reliability History. Namely, Windows Installer fails to ...
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SSD won't boot or show up in BIOS but will show up in Windows Setup

I have my computer that is installed with a Samsung EVO SSD 120GB, that my OS was installed on, and has been working prefect for 3-4 years now, but after ~3-4months of my computer off, I turned it on ...
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Is it possible to bypass install UAC prompt without registry editing (Windows 10) [closed]

My computer is controlled by an admin and, as such, I can't run app installer programs. I trust you can imagine how inconvenient this is for me. I have tried the RunAsInvoker command in PowerShell, ...
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MSI GS63VR 7RF: How to turn off NVIDIA GTX 1060 Graphics Card

As stated above I have an MSI GS63VR 7RF laptop and it runs extremely hot when I am playing games or doing anything that requires a lot of CPU/GPU. Well I have one game that will not use the INTEL ...
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keyboard issue with typing wrong characters

Basically, I have tried msconfig with safe mode, still no change, I have tried region and language set up, I only using one at the time, still no change, I have tried check viruses through power shell/...
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Wake-on-LAN on MSI X570-Mainboard

I am trying to start my computer with a MSI X570-Mainboard using the WOL-feature. In the BIOS, I already enabled Wake-on-LAN for PCIe devices. I tried it with both the onboard ethernet controller as ...
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Force a quiet msi install despite requiring human input. using a batch file

I have a whole set of programs that I have created a batch file to install. The problem is that seven of them are msi installers and they all require human input. However, all of the input that is ...
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MSI GV62 7RD LAPTOP WON’T TURN ON

So I placed my laptop on charge and came back to realize that it went off and power on at all. I realized the blue charging light turns on when I plug in my charger. However it doesn’t seem to power ...
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Windows 10 language change is incomplete: welcome/shutting down screens are still in the original language

I have Russian version of Windows 10 21H1, therefore basic system language is Russian. For some reasons I prefer using English version so I've installed English language pack, change the UI language ...
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Why does Windows setup/installer continue to use an old temp directory?

I recently moved my temporary folder from D:\Temp to E:\Temp, by changing my user account's TEMP and TMP environment variables. After rebooting, most programs are using E:\Temp, however every now and ...
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Error 2755 when installing new program in windows 10

I recently moved C:/Windows/Installer folder to another drive to save space and made a symbolic link, and now I am not able to install some programs(I tried installing blender it gives error 2755), ...
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Run repair function of an EXE from the command line

Is there a way to run the repair functionality of an EXE created using WiX? Specifically, this program using WiX and defines some commands such as /quiet, /passive, /uninstall, but nothing for /repair,...
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moving Windows 10 from SSD (UEFI/GPT) to m.2 NVMe PCH PCIE (or PCH SATA)

I am trying to move Windows 10 from a SSD to a m.2 NVMe 980 PRO. I have tried countless different ways to get it to work, but can't get my cloned partition running. In this last attempt I even got ...
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Windows 10 install error: “Windows cannot continue due to a corrupted installation file”

I've been trying to install Windows 10 for quite some time now, but every time I do I get error: Windows cannot continue due to a corrupted installation file. Contact the vendor of your Windows ...
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I need windows 10 1909 ISO file becasue MS only offers 20H2 [duplicate]

I had a running windows 10 17xx, which I installed from the ISO downloaded from MS, more than a year ago. Windows 10 tried to update to Windows 20H2 (October 2020), but after rebooting, it got stuck ...
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Packaging Node Serial Port app in MSIX

Are there any particular things to keep in mind when deploying apps that use USB/Serial communication within an MSIX package -primarily issues connected with the container nature of MSIX or ...
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MSI H410 + intel 10600kf wont install windows?

I'm getting the windows error "A media driver is missing" when trying to do a very fresh install of windows. The only things I have plugged into the computer are my completely empty but ...
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Error 1721: AsusInstallVerifier.exe (A program required for this install to complete could not be run)

Well ever since the Asus FrameworkService version 1.0.4.1 every single update has failed with the message saying Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required ...
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MsiInstaller fails with error code 2889

Last successful install was in late Nov last year, since then system changes including windows update from Dec and Jan were installed along with some software updates. Now msi packs refuse to install. ...
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MSI B450 intermittent bluetooth issues

System: MSI B450 Carbon Pro Ryzen 5 Windows 10 Pro Bluetooth devices: Jaybird Vista earbuds Amazon Echo 2nd gen Firstly, I don't think this is an issue solely with the bluetooth devices as they ...
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Games crashes to desktop with no error, artifacts and visual tear

I hope this is the correct stack exchange site. 4 days ago I upgraded my motherboard and cpu as well as new cpu cooler. MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK -> MSI MAG Z490 TOMAHAWK Intel i5 6600K -> Intel i5 ...
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Windows installer windows are automatically moved topleftwards and out of the screen after installation has been completed

See this screenshot for a better description. Brand New Windows 10 20H2 installed today using Win10_20H2_v2_English_x64.iso with these commands: diskpart select disk 0 clean create partition primary ...
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“Windows could not update the computer's boot configuration. Installation cannot proceed.” - Error

I'm currently using Ubuntu 16.04, and I recently wanted to install Windows 10 on my computer. To do this, I downloaded the Windows ISO and booted it to an USB stick. I formated the partition that I ...
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Boot crashing - does Z87 and Haswell support 16 GB RAM modules?

I've recently tried to install 64 GB RAM (4x16) on a computer equipped with an i5-4670K and a Z87 motherboard (MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING). It's currently got 16 GB of RAM in a 4x4 configuration. When I ...
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Black screen and sound stops working but pc is still running

Suddenly at random times (whether I'm playing or doing something else) both screens go black and sound stops working. However PC is still running, but I can't do nothing, I even can't see my cursor. ...
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Transparent windows in Windows 10 Pro over videos & color shift while browsing

I recently bought a new MSI laptop and after installing windows 10 pro I am facing some issues with the screen. First of all, it goes to night mode (shifts color tune) when I am browsing the internet ...
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Are Windows 10 editions (Home/Pro) key-based or installation-based?

I'd built a new PC and purchased a Windows 10 Home edition activation key. During the Windows 10 ISO file creation, I didn't see any options to create installation files for Home or Pro edition, just ...
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Why would a .exe list it's original filename as .dll?

So, I think I got some tag-along nonsense with a browser extension or something. When I restarted my machine the other day, I got a couple of really wonky old .NET framework errors (big huge modals ...
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How to include java inside an application setup

I have created a java application. I have used Launch4J to create exe and InnoSetup to create the setup file for windows. Whenever I'm running my application on other system which has no java(pre-...
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MSI GT60 laptop stuck in endless BIOS Setup loop

My MSI GT60 gaming laptop is doing something very weird. I turned it off to relocate it on top of a 25U server rack and when I turned it on the Aptio setup screen appeared. No matter what I do, it ...
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Installing programs using .msi files get stuck in the progress bar screen in Windows 10

I am having trouble installing some programs using .msi installers, and the problem seems to be same in all the cases After pressing next on all screens, when it reaches the point where there is a ...
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Different application installers return a 1603 file access error; how to find file that it cannot access?

On Windows 10 v2004, two application installers fail [Evernote and Windows SDK] with MainEngineThread is returning 1603 via: Error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation According to ...
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Why do most of my installers fail to work?

For a while, any installers which use the Windows installer in any way, all fail to install, with the error The specified path 'C:\WINDOWS\Installer\Config.Msi\' is unavailable. The folder doesn't ...
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Macrium Reflect Installation failure

I'm trying to install Macrium Reflect Home edition on a dell 8700 with SSD (no spinning media). All proceeds as expected until I launch the setup proper, at which point it barfs with: Macium install ...
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Error 0xc0000017 when trying to install windows 10 on brand new computer

Installing windows on a brand new computer (HP Notebook 15-dw2023nj i5-1035G1 8G 256G FD Came with freedos only, was purchased that way). When booting from USB flash drive in getting a bsod (after the ...
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How to whitelist msiexec called from an app whitelisted via RunAsInvoker

I whitelisted a legacy app via the RunAsInvoker registry key, which works fine. However, when the user selects the repair option offered by the app, the whitelisted app actually executes msiexec /fa ...
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MSI BIOS Distorted

I just recently built my PC and normally installed windows. During the process, I thought that it's just normal that the boot logo of MSI is enlarged and pixelated. But even after installing all ...
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Run MSI with expired digital signature

I installed CakeWalk and it installed something called Melodyne Runtime. I tried to uninstall it, but it failed with a message like "This app is blocked for your protection". I went to the ...
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Unusual reboots on gaming PC

I built my own gaming PC, but it reboots and I don't know why. It doesn't show a blue screen in Windows, or anything similar, it just turns off and then on. Here are the specs of my PC loaded with CPU-...
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Acer TravelMate 8573T freezes when trying to install OS

In an effort to upgrade from windows 7 to Windows 10, I went to buy one of Microsofts USB flash drives with a Windows 10 installer and a product key. I inserted the flash drive, booted to it, and ...
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setup.exe does not work when copied from CD to hard drive

I have a CD where I burnt all the files required to install a program and when I run setup.exe it installs as expected. Today, I have noticed that if I copy the contents of the CD to my computer and I ...
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What tells the Windows installer service that another install is in progress?

The usual fix for this error is to restart the machine, which does, indeed, usually fix the problem. Other solutions for particularly stubborn cases include disabling the installer service, and then ...
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Windows 10 x86 on uefix64 system (via network) error at the end of the installtion

I created a TFTP boot server (Tiny PXE Server on Windows Server 2019). I create 3 different boot situation: Legacy mode, EFI 32, EFI 64 When using Legacy mode, I'm able to boot WinPEx32 or WinPEx64 ...
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How to use both front and rear audio simultaneously? (MSI A320M)

After researching multiple sources it seems MSI A320M VD/S m-atx motherboard should be able to be used with 2 mic inputs and 3 audio outputs at the same time - 2 front ports, 3 rear ports. However I ...
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“No Device Drivers Found” when trying to install Windows 7 onto a Samsung 860 Evo SSD

I am trying to install Windows 7 onto a Samsung 860 Evo SSD, but I have been getting "No Device Drivers Found" after I click "Install Windows." I have been using this guide for many years and have ...
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Install MSI with Wine

When I try to install an MSI, either with start, msiexec or nothing, it tells me that there is no Windows program configured to open this type of file And it tells me too that MS.NET F4.5 needs to be ...
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.MSI window disappears after I launch it on Windows 10

I am trying to install a driver for the HP laserjet 1300 on Windows 10 x64. I have downloaded the .msi file with the driver from the official HP site. When I execute the file it starts and after ...
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Trying to upgrade my laptop SSD, 1mm too big to fit in the slot

I have an MSI laptop with a Toshiba SSD 256GB (thnsnj256g8nu) and I want to upgrade it to an Evo 970 plus. The old SSD fits perfectly but the new one doesn't, like it's 2mm bigger. New SSD Old ...
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Windows 10 - Can't save files, or execute certain programs unless running programs as administrator

So as the title says, I've encountered a user's laptop with a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, where I can't edit documents when running a program normally, such as Word, and more specifically, ...
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Installing .msi on Windows 10 - Windows Installer flashes on screen then does nothing

Every time I try to install an .msi file the Windows Installer flashes on screen for a moment, "Preparing to install...", then nothing happens. I've tried a few different .msi files and gotten the ...

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