What is Windows installer error 1720 and how can it be resolved?
Do you have problems with Microsoft® Windows® Installer Error 1720?
Windows installer is a software component manufactured by Microsoft Corporation for maintenance, removal and installation of software components. It saves the time and effort of through automated installs through which windows installer provides an application programming interface which helps the user to see which programs are they installed in the system quickly. If you get any windows installer error do not neglect them are they can prove to be very critical, to system maintenance. Installer repair tools are recommended to use, which are available on the official Microsoft website.
Discussed below is some important details about resolving Windows Installer error 1720:
- Various errors
The Error message can be due to various reason, for each type of error there should be a particular error message number .The number ranges from 1000 to 1999.If some other software is in installation process, and if the user try to install a new one the installer show an error message” 1500”. Some other time the error messages are because the installation requires other software also. The installation of the other software fails due to various security system enabled by the user. The system registry also creates errors.
The reason for getting “1720” terror message during installation can be the application we are trying to install cannot be located by the windows installer. The files may be missing or the files get corrupted. Improper MSI file caching leads to this error.Usaually the files are located on C: Winn installer but due to various viruses and malware the files get corrupted.
The Windows installation error 1720 happens when it cannot locate a particular file which is necessary for the installation, try to locate the file using the search feature of windows. If you are installing in a network then, ensure that you have full right to access to the network location where you are running the set up. IF the 1720 error still, persists, you can scan your registry, because error also may occur due to registry related issues. Try to log in to the system as an administrator before installation. To fix the error you must install latest version of Windows Installer.
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