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msiexec.exe error
craig1912 - 5-1-2008 at 14:31

I am trying to install Office 2003 student and teacher edition onto a lap top (XP pro svs pk 2)

I keep getting the error "msiexec.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.

Searched through loads of stuff but am stumpedconfused2

Any ideas please


ps also getting a Run a DLL as an app error when trying to open Add or Remove programs in control panel.

John Barnes - 5-1-2008 at 14:38

You may find the answer here , it is windows installer problem

from jmb

craig1912 - 5-1-2008 at 14:57

Thanks John but I know its a windows installer problem just not sure how to fix it....

Just found an obscure cure-I had two versions of Microsoft NET- V1 & V2. Someone else had a similiar issue-deleted 1 and it cured it. I've just done the same and it is now working finesmokin:

LSemmens - 6-1-2008 at 06:32

Thanks for the info, craig, it's not one I'd have considered.