msn 7 official release error installing

  Tree3 17:13 08 Apr 2005

when installing msn 7 it comes up with there was an error code "1601" please download it again from the msn website...any idea what i have todo?

  Tree3 17:17 08 Apr 2005

there error:
MSN Messenger 7.0 Setup
MSN Messenger setup has failed with error code: '1601'. Please go to the MSN Messenger Web site and download the software from there.

  Technotiger 17:17 08 Apr 2005

Hi, have you tried doing what it says? - download it again from the website.

  Tree3 17:18 08 Apr 2005

i've tryed re downloading it does nothing :s

  Forum Editor 17:18 08 Apr 2005

may not have updated. Try this:-

1. Click 'Start' and 'Run' and then type:- msiexec /unreg

2. Click 'OK'.

3. Click 'Start' and 'Run' and type:- msiexec /regserver

4. Click OK

No guarantees, but try it.

  Tree3 17:22 08 Apr 2005

no, still comes up with the error

  Technotiger 17:35 08 Apr 2005

What OS are you using - if XP I would try a System Restore back to an earlier time when your pc was all ok. No guarantee though. Or perhaps someone else will come up with a better idea.


  Technotiger 17:40 08 Apr 2005

I have to go now - cos I'm running a bath - may be back later.

Good luck anyway.


  Technotiger 17:41 08 Apr 2005

Solved ??? can you let us know how ??? please.

  Tree3 17:45 08 Apr 2005

i sorted it i rebooted n quickly installed it before things loaded up :P

  Technotiger 18:39 08 Apr 2005

That's a new one on me, Well Done anyway, and thankx for letting us know.

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