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Windows Installer Service

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by joe1234, Apr 12, 2005.

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    Hi guys, im new to this forum and im hoping that you guys can help me. when i browse my email inbox, or open up word etc, a box flashes up saying "preparing to install" for like half a second then goes away and it will do it several times. Also, it will no longer let me download any programmes onto my computer. Below is the exact message which comes up when i try to install a programme.

    Error.The windows installer service could not be accessed . This can occur if you are running windows in safe mode (which i am not) or windows installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assiastance.

    Any help would be much apppreciated

    Thanks

    Joe
     
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