have lost windows installer

  Bribabby 10:30 23 Mar 2011
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Hi, I have some how lost windows installer. I have visited Windows helpsite and downloaded version 3KB942288 which sits on my desktop. My problem ie, how do I get it into the 'Services" folder where I believe it should be? Any help appreciated

  northumbria61 11:22 23 Mar 2011

SERVICES - go into Control Panel - Administrative Tools OR Start - Run - type "services.msc" (without quotes) Scroll down Services to find Windows Installer and Restart the service.

  Bribabby 14:01 23 Mar 2011

Thanks for that, the only problem is windows installer is not present in services. As I said, I have downloaded v3 from microsoft and the shortcut to it sits on my desktop. d

  Bribabby 14:04 23 Mar 2011

I need to reinstall it into services. I cannot
reinstall windows because it came pre installed. Any solutions?

  northumbria61 14:05 23 Mar 2011

4.5 is available from here click here

  northumbria61 14:10 23 Mar 2011

"I need to reinstall it into services."

Copy and Paste the file to C:\windows\system32 folder

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