Solved

Windows Installer is asking for "project.msp" after uninstalling Project 2003

Posted on 2008-10-03
2
560 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-15
I recently uninstalled Project 2003 from a PC running Windows XP SP2.  The uninstallation completed successfully and everything appeared to be fine until the user went to open a file in Visual Basic 6.  At that point Windows Installer displayed the following message: "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable.  Click OK to try again, or enter the alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'PROJECT.MSI' in the box below".  I pointed the installer to the project.msi file that we have stored on a network share.  At that point the installer asked for projectsp3.msp which I was also able to provide by extracting it from the Microsoft Project 2003 Service Pack 3 redistributable.  Now Windows Installer is asking for project.msp and I have not been successful in finding it.  More importantly, why is this happening and how can I resolve the underlying problem?  I have reinstalled VB6 with no success and attempting to reinstall Project produces the same request for project.msp.
0
Comment
Question by:Aleuran_Turranis
2 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
lyonst earned 250 total points
ID: 22646525
Check the postings here it should help..

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-1701858.php
0
 

Author Comment

by:Aleuran_Turranis
ID: 22649035
lyonst,
Thanks for the suggestion.  I am going to try the windows installer cleanup utility mentioned in that thread later today.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Project Web App 2013 - view profile error 3 507
Requirements for Project Web A 2 172
Terminology:  ITL 3 129
Project Management Software - Which one is popular 3 81
Article by: x-men
Where used to see Gantt charts for illustrating project timelines, but what if I wanted to visualize passed timed events? Here's how.
"Disruption" is the most feared word for C-level executives these days. They agonize over their industry being disturbed by another player - most likely by startups.
Delivering innovative fully-managed cloud services for mission-critical applications requires expertise in multiple areas plus vision and commitment. Meet a few of the people behind the quality services of Concerto.
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

947 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

23 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now