The Windows Installer or msiexec.exe is a Windows OS component and an application programming interface, located in the System32 folder, that is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal of software. Regards, Cyberdyne. The time now is 09:07 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Just make a system restore point before you try my suggestion encase it isn't something safe. his comment is here
Feb 1 '07 #9 reply P: 1 ankit9j Please help! It doesn't let me open excel files.The problem with HP computers is that everything comes on 2 disks, called "Recovery CD". I've spend hours cleaning off redundant files, running scans and generally cleaning up. It is very common in my experience. #12 Gnosis, Nov 17, 2012 Gnosis New Member Joined: Apr 26, 2011 Messages: 2,415 Likes Received: 220 Actually it says "XP Professional with
Under Pick a Task click on "Undo changes to your computer with System Restore". Every time I click on something the Window installer pops up!! It's what I use.The Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - somewhere on the system recovery discs!!! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...
Take it all out, full uninstall. I don't WANT to use the so-called system recovery discs because they format the hard drive and wipe out all my stuff. nothing worked---- any other suggestions-- tom Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Kygies27 Posts: 64 This post has been reported. Installer Cleanup Utility Those jerks.
I'd plan to get a new drive since that is the cheap fix.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - About "Windows Installer" popping up in Excel by redfoxennis / Windows Installer Running All The Time Don’t open any unknown file types, or download programs from pop-ups that appear in your browser. User Name Remember Me? http://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-installer-keeps-starting-popping Must be referring to something out of my reach.
I still have a problem though. How To Stop Windows Installer From Running At Startup I guess I should remove them all - I've just removed MS Office 2003, cos it was giving me a some bizarre errors relating to updates, but the Windows Installer Cleanup Hi, R! If so it may be using this process.
FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-installer-starts-on-right-clicking-any-file.664143/ Open Office would allow you to open your Excel files.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Did you order and pay for Office by glb613 / September 17, 2006 Windows Installer Keeps Popping Up Windows 10 Generated Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:06:55 GMT by s_hp81 (squid/3.5.20) CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Windows Installer Keeps Running Windows 10 I had a look at the help pages you mentioned, Mark.I'm sure all my programs were installed properly.
All we need to do is to offer it those HP CDs to see if it will read the lost file in. http://teknodroid.net/windows-installer/windows-installer-cleanup-utility.html If you can't find the file(s) on the first CD, do the same with the second. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Help: Can't open Excel files: Windows Installer pops up This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by Thanks everyone, I appreciate all the helpful suggestions. How To Stop Windows Installer From Running
Sometimes it comes up 2 or three times in a row also. I'm just about at my wit's end, can anyone offer help? Every time I log on I get the pop up saying I am not protected. weblink Yay -- so I thought.
It's quick & easy. Stop Windows Installer Windows 10 Watch it do it. When I open Outlook, that is when I get: WINDOWS INSTALLER/Praparing to install....
Thanks anyway! and it has a cancel button. Any comments or help greatly appreciated. Windows Installer Keeps Popping Up Windows 8 This seems to have occurred after running a "Repair" install.
Continuing thanks...! But it stopped and gave me this message:"this feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable.Click ok to try again, or enter an alternate path Use the drop down box to change Startup type to "Disabled", click Apply, then OK, and reboot your computer. check over here and delete anything office related.
Which eventually will have to be fixed.