Windows® Installer 3.1 Error
How to resolve error code while installing or updating Windows Installer 3.1?
For installing and uninstalling software in the Windows platform, Microsoft provides you a component called Windows Installer. Windows Installer provides a standard foundation for installing and uninstalling software. This component in the Windows also monitors file resiliency and maintains basic failure recovery by using rollbacks. Many users are experiencing problem in installing or updating the Windows Installer 3.1. There are many errors appear while the installation or updating procedure. Some of the error codes involve Error 0x80070005, Error 1603, Error 1605, Error 1610, Error 1613 etc. These will result in the incomplete installation procedure of Windows Installer 3.1. This issue is caused due to many reasons. If an user is attempting to install Windows Installer 3.1. to an encrypted folder, it will display error message. If the SYSTEM account does not have full Control permissions on the folder to which he is trying to install Windows Installer 3.1., this error will occur. If the installation folder is located on a substitute drive, the error issue will occur while trying to install or update Windows Installer 3.1. These are the main causes for the issues caused to show error codes on your computer while the procedure for installing Windows installer 3.1 is running.
The following information helps you to know more about how to fix Windows Installer 3.1 error:
- Non-encrypted folder
- Using command prompt
- Allow full access
Windows Installer 3.1. error 1603 is mainly caused due to the problem in the folder to which the Windows installer 3.1 files are installed. If the specified folder is encrypted while installing procedure of the Windows installer 3.1., Operating System will show the error message error 1603. To avoid this, install the specified files to a folder that is not encrypted.
Using command prompt
Windows Installer 3.1 Error 0x80070005 is caused due to registration problem. For fixing this, log on to your computer as an administrator. Select 'Run' to open the command prompt from the Start button. In the opening interface type, typemsiexec.exe/unregister and then press Enter. After that, type msiexec/regserver, and then press Enter once more. This procedure will solve the Windows Installer 3.1 problems.
If the folder to which you are installing or updating the Windows Installer 3.1 does not have full access permission, the error will be generated. So before beginning the installation procedure, check the destination folder to which you are installing the program files. If the folder does not have permission, give full access permission to that folder by using the full control settings in the system properties.
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