Windows Installer Fails to start
Posted on 2009-03-31
After a windows update the installer service stopped functioning.
I get an error message:
Could not start the Windows Installer service on the Local Computer
Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a
I have tried reinstalling and it seems to work for awhile and then stops
I have run many different virus scans and chkdsk and done the suggestions on
Unregister Windows Installer, and then reregister Windows Installer. To do
this, follow these steps:
1. On the "Start" menu, click "Run:.
2. In the "Open" box, type "msiexec /unreg", and then press ENTER.
3. On the "Start" menu, click "Run".
4. In the "Open" box, type "msiexec /regserver", and then press ENTER.
Any help would be appreciated.
It can't be too easy to use.