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windows installer error

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by gizmogod, Jan 19, 2007.

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  1. gizmogod

    gizmogod Thread Starter

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    whenever i try to install .exe or .msi softare package i get the error message the installation package cannot be opened verify that the package exist and it is a valid windows installer package i am not able to install latest software i reinstalled the windows installer version3.1v2 but the problem persists
    please help me
     
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Can you post the exact error message? Something like: "Error 1719. The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. You may be running in safe mode or Windows Installer may not be correctly installed."
     
  3. gizmogod

    gizmogod Thread Starter

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    the error message is
    the installation package could not be opened verify that this is a valid windows installer package and that you can access it ,or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid windows installer package

    iam not running in safe mode
    i have NTFS drive
    i am also the administrator
     
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