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I cannot download or open any msi file type.

Everytime I try to download certain software that uses MSI, I get this message. ''Windows has the following information about this file type. This page will help you find software needed to open your file. File Type: Unknown Description: Windows does not recognize this file type. You may search the following Web site for related software and information: Windows Live
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It just, no application can open that file so windows is suggesting to search for application to open/run that kind of files. Say example you have pdf file and you don't have adobe reader or application that can open pdf format it will flag that kind of message for you to be able to view/run it.

Hope it helps.

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I have no sound and everytime I start up I get a found new hardware message.


What windows version are you using? You need the realtek hd driver found here

http://download2.msi.com/files/downloads/nb_drivers/ad/ad_alc888_gr_6.0.1.5689_vx00.zip

download the file then run it and allow it to install restart the laptop and then you will have sound


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Apr 10, 2011 | MSI EX630034US (9S7-172134-043) PC...

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Give me unit setup in nero 9


Here is something I was workining hard to solve: how to install any nero 9 app for example "Nero Burning rom" or "Nero Stsrtsmart" from one of the seperate .msi installers without setupx.exe. These installers are found when you extract the full downloaded packege of nero 9. In the folder you find folders named "unit_app_4", "unit_app_5" and so on.
Inside the unit_app folders you find cab files and an .msi installer. If you try to execute the .msi you recieve an error stating this program can only be started from "setupx.exe".
This is most distubing since what would seem to be the only option is to go through nero's set up process which is time consuming and annoying.

However I have discovered a way to choose the applications I like for example Nero burning rom which is the files in "unit_app_4" and install any one of these apps directly from the .msi installer.

To do this you will need an .msi windows installer editor. The one I use is "ORCA" which is available from microsoft and comes with the windows installer sdk.

The first thing to do is edit the .msi. The .msi in the folder to burning rom is labled "unit.msi" as are all the .msi installers for each app. Open orca. Drag and drop "unit.msi" onto orca.
On the left hand tables select "custom action'. On the right hand window under "action" select "CA_BeforeDeferredFinalizexxInstall". Right click on this and then delete it.
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Number of downloads: 119
Now find in the left hand "table" "launch condition". Right click on it and select "drop table".
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Number of downloads: 75
Save the changes and exit orca.
You should now be able to install the application with the modified installer be clicking on it.
After running the install you should find folders and files in "program files" and "program files\common files" but there will be no shortcuts.
We are not finished.

If you go to the folder that contains "nero.exe" don't even try it becouse it won't work.
Nero applications will only work with a serial key and a crucial file which must be registerd.
You need this file: "AdvrCntr4.dll". In ordern to get this file you will have to run the full packege installer or setupx.exe. When you get to the first welcome to nero page go to your temp folder and you will find a folder named "nro.tmp". Open this folder select "AdvrCntr4.dll" and move it to "program files\common files".
Open a commaned prompt. Change the directory to "program files\common files"(CD %systemdrive%\program files\common files)

Type "regsvr32 AdvrCntr4.dll"
It will confirm that the file is registered.
Now you need your serial.
Open a command. Type REG ADD HKLM\SOFTWARE\Nero\Shared\NL9 /v Serial9_1223131541 /d 1111-2222-3333-4444-5555-6666-7777-8888
Substitute these intergers with your key.
You may need the product id which is under the same key. The easiest way to enter it along with the serial is to install nero with the normal installer or setupx.exe go through the process and then export the key containing the product id and serial from registry editor.
(Be carful not to use the nero product id from vista on xp becouse they are different.)

Your application should now work. thumbup.gif

--This edit is for people who modified their .msi but still can not launch it directly. This behavior only occurs if the .msi you edited has bean used previously.--

The reason for this is the .msi was executed before it was modified and the data base located in c:\windows\installer
is still refering to the previosly executed unmodified .msi.
To create a new data base find the .msi in the c:\windows\installer folder and delete it but thats hard to find so just move the installer folder somewhere outside of c:\windows, create a new folder in c:\windows named installer and execute the modified .msi which will create a new data base then move the installer folder you moved out of c:\windows back to c:\windows. The .msi should now execute directly.

Jul 19, 2010 | Ahead Software Nero 6.6 (600901) for PC

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Ive got a msi u130 and it keeps saying arc.con d11 is missing


Download arccon.dll from http://www.ziddu.com/download/9844903/ArcCon.zip.html and install it..

Step by step instructions, how to unzip your files from DLL-files.com.

Open the zip-file you downloaded

Extract the .dll-file to a location on your computer. We recommend you to unzip the file to the directory of the program that

is requesting the file. If that doesn't work, you will have to extract the file to your system directory. By default, this is

C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP, Vista, 7).(That means Copy the zip file you downloaded to C:\\windows\system32 and right

click on it and select extract here).If its asking for overwriting, select YES).
[To access system32 Type C:\\windows\system32 in RUN. OR go to C drive , then go to Windows folder and go to System32)

Make sure overwrite any existing files (but make a backup copy of the original file).

Reboot your computer.

If the problem still occurs, try the following:

Go to Start and select Run.

Type CMD and press Enter or OK

Type regsvr32 ArcCon.dll and press Enter.
Restart your PC.. now it will work

Link to download arccon.dll is http://www.ziddu.com/download/9844903/ArcCon.zip.html

May 13, 2010 | MSI U120-024US Notebook

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Lost mother board CD sound drivers not installed


You can click on the MSI link below for your MS-6734 motherboard; (All drivers & more).
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=searchresult&keywords=MS-6734&table=download

If your sound driver software will not install correctly there are other ways to install the driver.
First, your windows registry should be cleaned. (Windows registry contains old sound driver software & RegCure will remove none needed windows keys).
Download & run the free program RegCure.
Here is the link for RegCure;
http://www.pctuneuptips.com/recommends/clean/?gclid=CL2RiIrTmpICFSFMGgodODIPzg

Once RegCure has finished restart your system. Create a folder on your desktop & name it, Sound driver. Download the driver from MSI (See the first link above) File name, Realtek_AC97_MB.zip & save the file into your Sound Driver folder. The file named Realtek_AC97_MB.zip is compressed.
You will need to uncompress the file, you will need WinZip for this. You can download a free trial from the next link; (Winzip uncompress *.zip files).
http://download.cnet.com/WinZip/3000-2250_4-10003164.html
Once Winzip has been installed restart your system.
Open the Sound Driver folder. Right click once on the file named, Realtek_AC97_MB.zip.
A pop-up window will open slide your mouse to the Winzip icon & right click on it once. In the next pop-up window slide to & left click, Extract to here. The file will uncompress.
Uncompress ion will create another folder named, AC97. All needed driver files will be stored in the AC97 folder.

Open windows device manager. Click the start button (In windows) & open control panel. Open the System icon. Click the hardware tab & than click the device manager button. Look at the icons.
If you see, unknown PCI device or a yellow pair shaped icon with an explanation point ( ! ). This will most likely be for the sound driver. In stall the driver software from here. (Follow the instructions below).
Right click once on the explanation point, a window will open & Left click once on “update driver”. Windows hardware wizard will open. Click No, not at this time. Than click the next button. Another window will open. Left click once in the circle next to, Install from a list or specific location (Advanced). Than click the next button. Again, another window will open. We want to remove the green check mark next to, Search removable media (floppy, CD-ROM...). Left click on the green check mark once & it will go away.
Click the browse button, click the + sign next to my computer. Find the “ Sound Driver ” folder on your desktop. Open it, high-light the AC97 folder by left clicking on it once. Windows will search within the folder & install the correct sound driver software. Restart your system.
Open windows control panel & open the Sound and Audio Devices icon. Check both the Audio tab & Voice tab. Both should show RealTek AC97. Test for audio.
There are two MSI MS-6734 motherboards.
One model number, MSI KM4M-L MS-6734 & MSI KM4AM-L MS-6734. See below;
MSI KM4AM-L
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=downloaddetail&type=driver&maincat_no=1&prod_no=572
MSI KM4M-L
http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=downloaddetail&type=driver&maincat_no=1&prod_no=558

Cheers!
Mike


May 05, 2009 | MSI MS-6734-10 (-6734-010) Motherboard

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Everytime I try to download certain software that uses MSI, I get this message. "Windows has the following information about this file type. This page will help you find software needed to open your


Hi Princess Tina,

It sounds like the registry keys needed to recognise and open msi files are missing or incorrect.
Paste the following into a new file (eg. with notepad) and save the file with a .reg extension. setupmsi.reg will do ok. Then double click on the saved reg file and add the keys to your registry. (The first line "Windows Registry Editor Version 5.0" must be the first line in the file).
======
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.msi]
@="Msi.Package"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package]
"EditFlags"=hex:00,00,10,00
"FriendlyTypeName"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,\
00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,\
32,00,5c,00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,34,\
00,00,00
@="Windows Installer Package"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\DefaultIcon]
@="C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\msiexec.exe,0"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell]
@="Open,Repair,Uninstall"
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Open]
@="&Install"
"MUIVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,\
6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,\
00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,36,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Open\command]
@=hex(2):22,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
73,00,69,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,2f,\
00,69,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,20,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Repair]
@="Re&pair"
"MUIVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,\
6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,\
00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,37,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Repair\command]
@=hex(2):22,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
73,00,69,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,2f,\
00,66,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,20,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Uninstall]
@="&Uninstall"
"MUIVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,\
6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,\
00,6d,00,73,00,69,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,38,00,00,00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Msi.Package\shell\Uninstall\command]
@=hex(2):22,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,\
73,00,69,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,2f,\
00,78,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,20,00,25,00,2a,00,00,00


Good Luck and don't forget to leave a rating,


Thanks Mark

Apr 23, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I can not install OfficeSuite. I have Windows Vista home Premium. I had downloaded updates all afternoon and it still shows error 1719 Window installer not correctly installed. Help!


Download:Windows Vista Service Pack 1

I tried personally in WIN-XP worked same applies to Vista.

Error Message:
Error 1719. The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. You may be running in safe mode or Windows Installer may not be correctly installed. Translation:
This message might appear when you’re trying to add or remove a program that installs via a Windows Installer MSI (Microsoft Software Installation) package file. The Windows Installer Service is the standard method for installing and uninstalling software on Windows XP. It keeps track of all of the components that need to be installed for a particular program to run and ensures that any files that are shared by programs are not removed when one of those programs is uninstalled. The Error 1719 is an indication that some Windows Installer Service files are missing or have become damaged. Solution:
The first thing to try is re-registering Windows Installer in the Windows registry. Make sure that no other programs are running and then click Start, Run, type msiexec /unregister in the Open field, and click OK. Next, click Start, Run, type misexec /regserver in the Open field, and click OK. Restart your computer and try installing or uninstalling again.

If you’re still getting the error message, the next step is to try reinstalling the Windows Installer files. In order to do this, you’ll first need to rename the existing files.

First, click Start, Run, and type msiexec /unregister in the Open field, and click OK.

In My Computer, click Search and locate the following three files: msi.dll, msiexec.exe, and msihnd.dll. They are hidden files so you’ll need to select Search Hidden Files And Folders under More Advanced Options. When you’ve found the files, rename them, by removing the .dll and .exe extensions and replacing them with an .old extension(for example msi.dll becomes msi.old).

Once you’ve renamed the files, WinXP will automatically replace them with a new copy from the dllcache (a hidden folder where copies of important system files are kept in case you mistakenly delete or rename critical system files). Restart your computer and try to install or uninstall the program again.

Finally, if neither of the above processes corrects the problem, boot into Safe Mode, and go through the above steps again, first re-registering and then reinstalling.

or

Go through the following links:

http://www.vistax64.com/vista-general/45784-windows-vista-error-1719-help-3.html

Hope this will be helpfull

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Sep 02, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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