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Can you please help me fix this problem: msimn.exe has generated an error code ...
After svchost.exe's bug that I fixed up i come across this one.
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Hello oubernie =)

OLEXP: Error Message: Msimn.exe Has Generated Errors and Will Be Closed by Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=258034
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Hmmm maybe you need to do this


How Do I Do a "Repair Installation"?
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/tips/xp_repair_install.htm 

Repair
How to Perform an In-Place Upgrade (Reinstallation) of Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315341

Visual aid to the above procedure
http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm
Click on How To Run a Repair Install

You May Lose Data or Program Settings After Reinstalling, Repairing, or Upgrading Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;312369

Data Loss May Occur After Reinstalling, Repairing, or Upgrading Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;312368
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How to Reinstall or Repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;318378

or

Start > Run rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 C:\windows\inf\ie.inf

or

Right click on C:\windows\inf\ie.inf and select Install
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Win2000

Start > Run rundll32 setupwbv.dll,IE6Maintenance "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Setup\SETUP.EXE" /g "C:\WINNT\IE Uninstall Log.Txt"

This command is case sensitive.
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Gtcu back CO..!!  :)
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:)
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by:Prerak123
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Hi this is prerak pls mail me @ {email removed - PAQ_Man}
if the prob. solves...

got to start ---run ---type SFC press enter
and then in the 2nd option box type MSIMN.exe and then press enter and then in the restore from box give the path D:\win98 or whichever drive u have and then press enter it will restore the corrupt MSIMN.exe and then restart pc..
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prerak..  just so you know, it is against the EE rules to place your email address in the threads...  a mod will probably come by and remove it...  

FE
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by:cmdglitch
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If its just Outlook Express you can try repairing it by:
FOR XP
>Click Start
>Click Run
>Type "sfc scannow" w/o quotes and press OK
...WinXP disk is required...

FOR WIN98
>Click Start
>Click Settings
>Click Control Panel
>Click Add/Remove Programs
>Find Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE is correct app not a typo)
>Click Remove
>Click Repair
>Make a Sandwich and wait.

Misc

>make sure your account info is correct in OE, to include incoming/outgoing servers, account name, password, ports and whether or not you should be using SPA.

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