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  • robertsoer Jan 09, 2009

    I can run and use the full version of HP Photosmart essential, but strangely enough, the installer keep on pooping up and asks in the end for the msi file "which is not available or on a CD or portable device"
    Many thanks for a computer whiz answer!

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    16 seconds from finishing I get an error

  • Donnyboy1
    Donnyboy1 Apr 12, 2009

    Identical situation for me..Don't we have any HP guro's on board? This should be a quick fix item??..



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I have a HP 7280 all-in-one photosmart and today (27/05/10), this problem with "hpphotosmartessential.msi" first manifested itself. After trying several unsuccessful solutions, I was directed to un-install and re-install the software from the CD that came with the printer. This I've done and the problem so far seems to have been resolved.

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