Windows Installer

  julas64 22:41 27 Oct 2006
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I recently had a problem with MS Office and i had to delete the program. I then tried to re-install it but i now keep getting the following message:
The Windows Installer could not be accessed. This can occur if running in safe mode or if windows installer was not correctly installed.
I am not running in safe mode, i've had no problem installing programs until now. I've done a disc check for errors and a defrag and restarted the computer but its still the same. I even tried to download an update for windows installer but this makes no difference.
Has anyone any ideas?

  barryoneoff.co.uk 23:18 27 Oct 2006

you had to delete MS Office, do you mean you deleted it, or uninstalled it with add/remove?

  julas64 00:17 28 Oct 2006

sorry i meant uninstalled it with add/remove.

  rdave13 02:24 28 Oct 2006
  rdave13 02:28 28 Oct 2006

Try this link...click here

  rdave13 02:38 28 Oct 2006

Was on google firefox2 so now will try link from IE7. Appologies for dead links. Here goes.. click here

  VoG II 07:33 28 Oct 2006

Try click here - remove Office then try installing again.

  julas64 10:22 28 Oct 2006

i had already tried re-installing windows installer 3.1 but it still didnt work, so i removed the program completely using add/remove programs and then went and installed it from scratch again. Hooray!! it works. Many thanks everyone.

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