Windows Installer Error Fix

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Do you experience this kind of problem whenever you attemp to install an application in windows box (2k, xp)?

“The Windows Installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode, or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance.”

On Microsoft Website I found This the solution is very easy:

1. right click your root windows installation drive i.e drive where you installed windows
2. click properties at the bottom
3. select security tab
4. click Add and scroll down to SYSTEM account click add and click OK.
5. allow Full control permission and click Apply and then Ok.

This should solve your problem with windows installer.

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4 Responses to Windows Installer Error Fix

  1. jana May 7, 2009 at 2:11 am #

    how to remove tyrn.exe, con’t open any thing in my system.

    • Jim May 7, 2009 at 5:08 pm #

      Hello jana!! Can you provide me more info about tyrn.exe from your system. when where and how you got this Error… I didn’t found any program with tyrn.exe on my system..

  2. Robert April 4, 2010 at 6:23 am #

    Tried everything , then tried this, Thank You a million times !!!!
    Was on the microsoft site looking for answers but got nowhere for 3 days !
    Thanx again

    • Jim April 7, 2010 at 8:12 pm #

      I am glad that it fixed your problem..

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