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    What to do if Windows Installer not able to work on Windows Vista?

    I am having windows vista home premium but facing issue regarding windows installer. I am getting an error message on windows vista that Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. What does it mean, any help on this matter!!



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    Re: What to do if Windows Installer not able to work on Windows Vista?

    This message appears on screen when windows installer is not installed correctly on your system. You have to reinstall the windows installer on your system, Follow the procedure:

    > Open the Run command windows by clicking on start button and then click on Run
    > Type cmd and hit ok
    > Now, type following commands (without inverted coma) one by one and press enter after writing each command:
    cd %windir%\system32 and hit Enter
    attrib -r -s -h dllcache and hit Enter
    ren msi.dll msi.old and hit Enter
    ren msiexec.exe msiexec.old and hit Enter
    ren msihnd.dll msihnd.old and hit Enter
    > At last type exit and hit Enter

    Restart your PC and log on to the PC again. Now, install Windows Installer latest version, click here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl...s.aspx?id=8483
    After downloading and installing again Windows Installer, restart your system and your issue will be resolved.
    ~Support
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