Outdated or corrupt installer
Restriction due to absence of administrator permission
Installer incompatible with system architecture
Outdated Operating System
Your computer doesnt meet the minimum requirements for the program
How to fix Windows Installer problem?
Resolution method 1: Use the Msconfig tool to verify that the installation service can run. Click Start, then just click Run.
Method 2: Reregister the Windows Installer.
Method 3: Try the methods that are listed in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 319624.
Method 4: Reinstall the Windows Installer.
Why is my Windows installer not working?
Try changing your personal DNS servers and see if there are any updates.
Download and run this tool, go to the “Recovery” section and uncheck all boxes except “Restore Windows Updates”.
Try canceling the schema update, and then check for the update again.
Be sure to run a perfect full system virus scan.
Run a DISM, SFC and Chkdsk scan.
Other products and solutions
How to fix ‘windows could not complete the installation’ error?
Fix: Windows cannot complete the installation. If the problem is present on your computer or any other laptop, then you should try using Restoro, which can scan repositories and replace corrupted and missing files. This works in most cases where the version came out due to system corruption.
How do you fix there is a problem with this Windows Installer package a program required for this install to complete could not be run?
Follow these steps: Clean files/folders and registry entries according to CTX325140 – How to remove client files left on the system after uninstalling Receiver in Windows. Run Microsoft Fixit https://supportusing.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17588/fix-problems-that-block-programs-from-being-installed-or-removed.
How do you fix there is a problem with this Windows Installer package a program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected Contact your support personnel or package vendor?
Be sure to start the Windows Installer service.
How do I fix error 1723 there is a problem with this Windows Installer package DLL required?
I have the same problem. The solution is often to navigate to c:sers\”username”\AppData\Local\ then right click on “temp” and select “properties”. Select Security -> Edit -> Add and just add the username you use and give yourself most rights.
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