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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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Installing UltraVNC over msi, but only the viewer

I got the UltraVNC .msi file to install it to a machine using powershell. I can install it without issues using: Start-Process 'msiexec' -ArgumentList '/i "PATH_TO_FILE.msi" /qn /norestart' ...
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How can I see/understand what Windows Installer auto-rollback is (or isn't) doing? [closed]

I'm a developer working on a cross-platform application. One of the target platforms is Windows, and I've inherited an installer written using Wix. One of our current priorities is recoverability from ...
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SSD Crucial P3 driver not accepted by Windows 11 system installation

I'm installing Windows 11 on a Dell Latitude 5500 with replaced SSD (Crucial P3 PCIe 3.0). Installation doesn't detect the HW, so I used Shf+F10 to initiate partition (HW is detected by BIOS and ...
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Failing to install msi packages and apps being deleted

Laptop Specs Processor 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-11950H @ 2.60GHz 2.61 GHz Installed RAM 32.0 GB (31.2 GB usable) Laptop Make => Dell Precision 7560 OS => W11 The Problem On Saturday, ...
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Error when installing .msi - needs to be installed on local drive

I have an MSI file I'm trying to install (for the Bose SoundTouch program). However, when I press 'install' after selecting the directory that it should be installed in, I get an error - that the ...
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Windows 11 unable to format partition

My laptop won’t boot due to a registry error BSoD, I’m now trying to reinstall windows 11. I’m using install media on an external drive, and trying to format the internal SSD. From the command prompt: ...
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CPU i7 6700k stuck at .80 GHZ

Okay I have looked through the internet but unfortunately I am not seeing an answer to my problem so maybe someone can give me some hints here. To start off with what i am currently running. MSI m5 ...
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Windows installation issues on new PC

I’ve just built a new PC and I’m trying to install windows. The only other working machine I have to hand is a Macbook running OSX so I used this method to create the installation USB: https://www....
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My .NET (dotnet) developer pack install doesn't seem to work

I'm trying to install .NET developer pack 4.7.2. I've downloaded the installer from the MS dotnet download website. I run the installer and it says it succeeded. If I run it again it says .NET 4.7.2 ...
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Can't install ODBC Driver 17 for SQL server On Windows 11

i want install SSMS 19.1 this is stuck like picture the problem for "microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server" cant install i download it manually and try install it but this error appear
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How to check, if acrobat.exe is really from the Adobe install package?

I am looking for a (scriptable) approach to identify, if the file acrobat.exe is really the original file from the latest Adobe Acrobat DC installer or if it is one from an older Acrobat install or ...
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How do I install PowerToys to many computers in Active Directiry?

We in our company find Microsoft PowerToys a very useful extension to Windows 10. For example the FansyZones power toy alone can take working with Windows to the next level being an awesome hybrid of ...
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Stopped being able to run exes and msis on Windows 11 via mouse double-click

I must have done something that messed up with Windows settings leaving me unable to run exes nor msis by double clicking them. They will run, however, if running them via CLI, either by manually ...
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What happens before and after the first and last fan curve control points in MSI Click Bios's fan speed control UI?

The BIOS for my new motherboard has an advance feature where you can set fan speed thresholds, so the fan will go faster if the CPU is hot and slower when it's not. This is neat, and I basically ...
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Reliable way to deploy SW via GPO Software Installation (Active Directory), including laptops on Wi-Fi

Have you ever wondered how to install software onto Windows machines in a reliable way in Active Directory via native GPO? (I mean this: Group Policy Management -> Computer Configuration -> ...
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Computer crashes frequently whenever I try to run a .exe file before the system asks permission to run

I have Windows 8.1 in my laptop which has an unusual problem of freezing or not responding when I try to run an .exe file. As soon as I run it the screen returns to desktop and dims down a bit. Before ...
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Silently install Microsoft Edge Webview 2, which return value indicates that a newer version is installed?

I am currently trying to install Microsoft Edge Webview2 Evergreen installer silently. For that purpose, I call MicrosoftEdgewebview2RuntimeInstallerX64.exe /silent /install in a script. This works, ...
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Windows 10 stuck in a reboot loop caused by msiexec.exe install

My Windows 10 constantly restarts on its own without asking. Checking EventViewer, I see the restarts are caused by The process msiexec.exe has initiated the restart of computer GEORGIE-PC on behalf ...
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Trouble with registry key updating/uninstalling iTunes

I am trying to update iTunes and the updater fails. So I then decided to manually download the installer, however it then throws an error saying it could not open the registry key HKLM\Software\...
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How to require drivers during program installation?

I have a C++ project in QT Creator meant for the Windows environment. I will create an installer for it, which the users can use to install my program on their own PC. However my program relies on the ...
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Screen resolution stuck on 1366x768 59.9hz after repair shop worked on it

I took my MSI Raider GE63 to a repair shop to fix a broken hinge and they gave it back to me with the resolution stuck on 1366x768. They don't know how to fix it and I haven't found a solution myself ...
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How to extract the files from a MSI when you only see .rsrc .data with 7z? [duplicate]

7zip can usually open .exe or .msi installers and see all the files. However in the case of, for example, https://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.18/python-2.7.18.msi we only see: How can we extract ...
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Ultra customisation of an MSI file from TeamViewer

Ive got a little problem with an MSI file from TeamViewer. They add some "tab" as you can see here in the picture: réalité augmentée or plus de solution and there is ads popping up on the ...
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MSI Modern 14 (Ryzen 5-4500u) BSOD

I was on Windows 11 v22H2 and received BSOD with stop code CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED; I restarted and, while working on a project, I received BSOD UNEXPECTED_STORE_EXCEPTION, followed by ...
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Can you create a Microsoft Installer Transform from the cmdline?

I would like to map parameters in a .MSI by first creating a .MST at the cmdline. This does work: msiexec /i da-msi.msi PARAM_ZOT=foo,PARAM_BAZ=bang All I can find is how to create a transform using ...
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How to uninstall MS SQL ODBC driver 17 in unattended mode?

I try to install in unattended mode (chef-client) newest version of MS SQL ODBC driver. Log shows no error but old version is listed in Programs and features. When I run msiexec interactively, ...
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How to Disable Your Computer’s Touch Screen in Windows server 2016?

I want disable touch screen in my msi all in one. My OS is windows server 2016. I can disable touch screen from device manager but after restart pc touch screen enable automatically. How to fix this?
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Change language in Windows 10 initial setup

I just bought a new laptop with Windows 10 Pro in it and when I booted it up for the first time I got the Windows 10 initial setup guide in what appears to be Polish and I don't speak Polish: I don't ...
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How do I restrict User Config GPO Software Installation on certain computers?

I have a custom piece of software at my business that I'm trying to install using a GPO. I have it currently set under Computer Configuration > Software Installation. And this works well, but the ...
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Automate Uninstall .Net SDK Framework Using msiexec /x

I want to automate uninstalling of different .Net SDK Framework from Windows servers. I found a way to do that using msiexec /x, but it asks for user confirmation to uninstall, and only when the user ...
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What is the difference between uninstalling an application via the windows 10 "Settings" app and the legacy Control Panel?

We have an MSI based InstallShield product installation, it was recently pointed out to us that when our product is uninstalled via the legacy "Control Panel" "Programs and Features&...
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Saving PDF with Save As in Adobe Reader causes Windows Installer to open and hang, also impacts other programs. Windows 10

Dell XPS15 with standard Dell-installed Windows 10. Software is completely up to date, all drivers up to date. When using the "Save As" open in Adobe Reader to either save a PDF to a new ...
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MSI laptop CPU reaching high temperature

I recently bought a MSI GF65 Thin. The CPU reaches around 4.5GHz for simple tasks like searching a string on a file using grep command (dual booted with ubuntu-20.04) and the CPU temp reaches around ...
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How to force MSI uninstall?

I found a lot of components (EXEs/DLLs, .NET assemblies, and registry entries) left behind on my PC from an ancient install and uninstall of VS2012. I want to cleanly get rid of them all using their ...
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MSI HDMI is not working

so I bought a 2 monitor for my pc, the thing is that the hdmi in the msi part of my pc (where i connect the mouse, the keyboard and all the stuff) is not working... I checked videos and entered in the ...
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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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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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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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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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Error 1721: AsusInstallVerifier.exe (A program required for this install to complete could not be run)

Ever since installing Asus FrameworkService version 1.0.4.1, every single update has failed with message: Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for ...
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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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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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