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*HELP*Error message- "msiexec file is missing"

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by ross_g, Jan 25, 2002.

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  1. ross_g

    ross_g Thread Starter

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    I am running Win98 Se. When I try to install some software (disk or download) i keep getting the error message " msiexec (or some of its components) is missing. The program will be shut down".
    What is happening? Is there a patch or download in need to install?
    Please contact me with any info on this problem.
    Thank you. :confused:
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Hi,

    It's a Windows installer file, which explains your error.

    Download and install the latest version: <A HREF="http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/default.asp?url=/downloads/sample.asp?url=/msdn-files/027/001/455/msdncompositedoc.xml&frame=true">MS Windows Installer</A>

    Good luck,
     
  3. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Ross just told me in a PM that installing MS Installer indeed solved the problem.
     
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