windows installer failure

  grizzley 15:43 11 Dec 2006

i would appreciate any help with installation problems. i am trying to reinstall my printer/copy/scan hardware when i run set up disk i get the following messages.

windows installer
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 support personnel for assisstance. other warning box i get is titled-msiexec.exe-i aiosw msi transforms=setup/1033s.msx-l*"c:\docume~1\andrew~1\locals~1\temp\h...

the hardware i am trying to install is a hp psc1205

can anyone help with this problem please.
thankyou andyman

  brundle 16:03 11 Dec 2006

Try DialAFix - usually used to solve auto-update problems but it re-registers important Windows files including here

  rawprawn 16:42 11 Dec 2006

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