Troubleshooting Microsoft® Windows® Installer Error 1722
What are the various tips to fix the Windows installer error 1722?
Error 1722 in Windows means that the installation of a software has failed. However, the reason for this is not known at that time. The windows installer is a built in feature of the Microsoft OS, which helps the users to configure the system and installations more efficiently. When the error occurs the system cannot be able to read the system "NetUserGetLocalGroup" function. You can easily recover the system from this error by making small changes in the system settings. Out of date and damaged windows installer can be the reason for this error 1722. However, this error causes critical errors to the Operating System, so the user should immediately fix the errors. Improper management of the computer also causes this. There are various types of windows repair tools available to fix this error.
Following are the reasons for windows installer error 1722 with tips to fix the error:
- Causes of the error
- Tips to keep in mind
- Troubleshooting the errors
Causes of the error
The reason why computers encounter this error is due to NetBIOS over TCP/IP which might not be enabled on the computer, or if NetBIOS Name resolution does not work if the computer has no WINS servers defined .Sometimes this may happen due to missing data’s in the LMHOSTS files. Check and make sure that your local administrator group retains full control permissions in NTFS for these folders:winnttempc:winntinstallerc:documents and settings\local settingstemp. Registry maintenance is an important requirement to keep your system from 1722 errors.
Tips to keep in mind
First you have to find out the reason due to which you had the error. This error can occur due to various reasons. To fix this error first of all the user must enable, "NETBIOS TCP/IP" feature for your system. The particular settings and necessary features which are needed to interact with the system is activated by enabling the NETBIOS. One of the main reasons why the 1722 error shows is because the various network protocols either experience confusion or are damaged, preventing your system from being able to perform the steps required to carry out various commands. By enabling the TCP/IP NETBIOS settings should fix this. Protect your system from viruses with the help of an effective antivirus program.
Make sure you have the latest version of the installer, otherwise download it from the Microsoft site. The installer as sited earlier is outdated or damaged installer, due to which the error may occur. Delete the old MSI installer and copy a new one in to the system. Sometimes due to some error in the software the error can occur. After trying out all the recommendation, you find it difficult to install programs on your system, then it is necessary scan your system thoroughly as it may due to security problems.
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