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Windows Installer Service

craryg asked
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I have a fresh load of WIN2000 Server and I am getting error code 7000 wtih a message of:  Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Service Control Manager
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      7000
Date:            2/12/2004
Time:            10:07:05 AM
User:            N/A
The Windows Installer service failed to start due to the following error:
The system cannot find the path specified.  

I have found the service is pointing to a profile that no longer exists or is roaming.  Is there a way to change where this service points to and if so where?  Thanks!
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I did as you suggested and I am not receiving a new event notification:

Event Type:      Warning
Event Source:      MsiInstaller
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1015
Date:            02/12/04
Time:            11:56:05 AM
User:            N/A
The description for Event ID ( 1015 ) in Source ( MsiInstaller ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. The following information is part of the event: 0x80004002, (NULL), (NULL), (NULL), (NULL), (NULL), (NULL).

Any Ideas?
which program you are trying to to run?
is it at system startup?
how installer service is set up? i.e Auto,man,disabled.


obda - I have resolved the issue with a service pack update and a reboot along with your suggested solution. Thanks!
I am also facing the same problem while deploying the .msi through Group Policy ...........and the key is there as specified by oBdA in registry still it is giving the same error...........what can be the problem............please provide the solution
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