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Missing MSIEXEC.EXE I've restored my computer to a previous date and now when i'm trying to install any program its saying that "MSIEXEC.EXE file has encountered an problem and needs to close " also receiving an error message reporting that MSIEXEC.EXE is missing Help me as soon as possible

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Try this:


To unregister and re-register Windows Installer:
Click Start, and then click Run.
Type in the Open box: msiexec /unregister and then click OK.
Click Start, and then click Run.
Type in the Open box: msiexec /regserver click OK.

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How do i fix windows update error 1722


Hi,
According to the error code 1722, it is actually a windows installer error. What we need to do is to fix the Windows Installer.
Try the following fix below...
(Please note that before trying any of the solutions below, you must be logged into your computer as an Administrator.)
  • Check whether Windows Installer engine is functioning.

  1. Click Start > Accessories > Command Prompt.

  2. At the command prompt, type MSIExec and press Enter. MSI refers to the Windows Installer.

  3. In the MSI engine is working, you should see no error messages. However, if you see an error message, note down the error. Search for it in a search engine such as Google to find troubleshooting solutions.

  4. Now try to install or uninstall the program again. If the problem persists, go to the next fix.

  • Check that Windows Installer service is not disabled.

  1. Click Start and type service.msc in the Search box and press Enter.

  2. The Services window is opened. Right-click on 'Windows Installer' service, then click 'Start'. The service needs to start without any errors.

  3. Now try to install or uninstall your program again. If it persists, try the next fix.

  • Check for latest version of Windows Installer.

  1. Click Start > Accessories > Command Prompt.

  2. Once the command prompt window opens up, type MSIExec and press Enter. If MSI engine is working, you should see no error messages, and it should open a separate dialog box, which shows the MSI version.

  3. If the installer version doesn't show as version 4.5, download the latest version athttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/942288/

  4. Now try to install or reinstall your program again. If it still persists, try the next fix.

  • Reregister the installer engine.

  1. Click Start > Accessories > Command Prompt.

  2. At the command prompt, first type MSIExec / unregister, then press Enter and type MSIExec / regserver

  3. Now try to install or reinstall your program again.

  • Clean your CD or DVD media.

  1. If you are trying to install the program from a CD or DVD media, use a CD or DVD disc cleaning kit.

  2. You can also gently wipe the silver side of the disc with a soft, lint-free cotton cloth. Make sure you do not use paper or other rough cloth as this can scratch the plastic or leave streaks that can damage the disk. Make sure you wipe the disk from the center outward and not circular motion.

  3. If you use a damp cloth or commercial disk cleaning solution, wipe the disc thoroughly before inserting into the drive.

  • Copy installation files to your computer.

  1. If you are using a removable or external media to install the program, copy the installation files from there to your computer's hard drive and then run the installation file from that location. It is usually called autorun.exe or setup.exe. If you are not sure, just check the Readme file in the setup folder about how to start the installation.

  2. Unless there is no .exe file present in the setup folder, we do not recommend that you run .msi files directly.

  • Terminating other programs running on your computer.

  1. Click Start and type msconfig in the Search box.

  2. One the 'General' tab, click 'Selective startup', then click to clear the 'Load startup items' checkbox.

  3. Click 'Services' tab, click 'Hide all Microsoft services', and then click 'Disable all'.

  4. Click OK, then click Restart.

  5. After the computer restarts, try to run your program installation.

  6. Once you have finished troubleshooting the problem, restart your computer again.

  7. Click Start, type msconfig in the Search box. Click on the 'General' tab, click 'Normal startup', click OK, then click Restart.

    Hope this helps!

Sep 09, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Theres A Problem of My Computer How To Fix MY Computer The Eror Name is iertutil.dll Thats My Problem Eror


Iertutil.dll Error MessagesThere are several different ways that iertutil.dll errors can show up on your computer. Here are some of the more common ways that you might see iertutil.dll errors:
  • "Iertutil.dll Not Found"

  • "This application failed to start because iertutil.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."

  • "Cannot find [PATH]\iertutil.dll"

  • "The file iertutil.dll is missing."

  • "Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: iertutil.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again."
Iertutil.dll error messages might appear while using or installing certain programs, when Windows starts or shuts down, or maybe even during a Windows installation.
The context of the iertutil.dll error is an important piece of information that will be helpful while solving the problem.
Cause of Iertutil.dll ErrorsIertutil.dll errors are caused by situations that lead to the removal or corruption of the iertutil DLL file.
In some cases, iertutil.dll errors could indicate a registry problem, a virus or malware issue or even a hardware failure.
How to Fix Iertutil.dll ErrorsImportant: Do not download iertutil.dll from a "DLL download" website. There are many reasons why downloading a DLL file is a bad idea. If you need a copy of iertutil.dll, it's best to obtain it from its original, legitimate source.Note: Start Windows in Safe Mode to complete any of the following steps if you're unable to access Windows normally due to the iertutil.dll error.
  1. Restore iertutil.dll from the Recycle Bin. The easiest possible cause of a "missing" iertutil.dll file is that you've mistakenly deleted it.
    If you suspect that you've accidentally deleted iertutil.dll but you've already emptied the Recycle Bin, you may be able to recover iertutil.dll with a free file recovery program.
    Important: Recovering a deleted copy of iertutil.dll with a file recovery program is a smart idea only if you're confident you've deleted the file yourself and that it was working properly before you did that.
  2. Run a virus/malware scan of your entire system. Some iertutil.dll errors could be related to a virus or other malware infection on your computer that has damaged the DLL file. It's even possible that the iertutil.dll error you're seeing is related to a hostile program that's masquerading as the file.
  3. Use System Restore to undo recent system changes. If you suspect that the iertutil.dll error was caused by a change made to an important file or configuration, a System Restore could solve the problem.
  4. Reinstall the program that uses the iertutil.dll file. If the iertutil.dll DLL error occurs when you use a particular program, reinstalling the program should replace the file.
    Important: Try your best to complete this step. Reinstalling the program that provides the iertutil.dll file, if possible, is a likely solution to this DLL error.
  5. Update the drivers for hardware devices that might be related to iertutil.dll. If, for example, you're receiving a "The file iertutil.dll is missing" error when you play a 3D video game, try updating the drivers for your video card.
    Note: The iertutil.dll file may or may not be related to video cards - this was just an example. The key here is to pay very close attention to the context of the error and troubleshoot accordingly.
  6. Roll back a driver to a previously installed version if iertutil.dll errors began after updating a particular hardware device's driver.
  7. Run the sfc /scannow System File Checker command to replace a missing or corrupt copy of the iertutil.dll file. If this DLL file is provided my Microsoft, the System File Checker tool should restore it.
  8. Install any available Windows updates. Many service packs and other patches replace or update some of the hundreds of Microsoft distributed DLL files on your computer. The iertutil.dll file could be included in one of those updates.
  9. Test your memory and then test your hard drive. I've left the majority of hardware troubleshooting to the last step, but your computer's memory and hard drive are easy to test and are the most likely components that might cause iertutil.dll errors as they fail.
    If the hardware fails any of your tests, replace the memory or replace the hard drive as soon as possible.
  10. Repair your installation of Windows. If the individual iertutil.dll file troubleshooting advice above is unsuccessful, performing a startup repair or repair installation should restore all Windows DLL files to their working versions.
  11. Use a free registry cleaner to repair iertutil.dll related issues in the registry. A free registry cleaner program may be able to help by removing invalid iertutil.dll registry entries that might be causing the DLL error.
    Important: I rarely recommend the use of registry cleaners. I've included the option here as a "last resort" attempt before the destructive step coming up next.
  12. Perform a clean installation of Windows. A clean install of Windows will erase everything from the hard drive and install a fresh copy of Windows. If none of the steps above correct the iertutil.dll error, this should be your next course of action.
    Important: All the information on your hard drive will be erased during a clean install. Make sure you've made the best attempt possible to fix the iertutil.dll error using a troubleshooting step prior to this one.
  13. Troubleshoot for a hardware problem if any iertutil.dll errors persist. After a clean install of Windows, your DLL problem can only be hardware related.


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Aug 11, 2011 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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In my system i instaled winxp sp2; but one error is coming strtdb80.exe Application error please solve my problem


Looks like previously your system invoked strtdb80.exe automatically during startup. But now , since you have formated and installed new operating system, the file got deleted. May be that file was a virus component, dont worry for it. And If you want to get rid of the error message, you can go for a PC tuning tool like Tune up Utilities. This tool will defragment the registry and resolve all problem.

May 20, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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I need to reset my computer settings back 48 hours


You can use Windows' built in System Restore option to roll the system back.

Click:

Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore.

Choose a restore point date previous to or on the 48 hour period you need.

Using the system restore will not affect any of your files but any programs or updates you have installed since that point will be removed and need to be reinstalled.

Robert from Blitware

Jun 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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My antivirus wont run and i cant install any other antivirus


Have you tried to start the system in safe mode? F6 I think, then start in safe mode with network. then try to start your norton AV again and try to do a liveupdate, then scan your system and see if it works.. otherwise just uninstall norton, then reinstall it and run live update again and scan your system. My thought is that you have a serious virus on your sysstem.. best thing I can say is WHEN you get your antivirus to work again make a habit of scanning every file you download and from whatever site you dl from.. do NOT believe it when a window pops up and says you need to update your antivirus software.. ONLY use the liveupdate. Another POSSIBLE fix is to use the RESTORE option and try to restore to a point BEFORE you started noticing problems with your antivirus

May 23, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Windows Installer cannot be accessed. Message shows.I have tried everything but nothing happens.


Method 1: Use the Msconfig tool to confirm that the installer service is running loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution');
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type msconfig, and then click OK.
  3. On the Services tab, click to select the check box that is next to Windows Installer
  4. Click OK, and then click Restart to restart the computer.
If that didn't do it,go to the next step.

Method 2: Re-register Windows Installer
  1. loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Click Start, and in the Search box, type Msiexec.exe,
  2. click Search everywhere for All files and folders.
  3. The location of the file should be C:\Windows\System32
  4. Click Start, and then click Run.
  5. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK
  6. Locate and then click the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSIServer
  7. In the right pane of the Registry Editor window, double-click ImagePath.
  8. In the Edit String dialog box that appears, make sure that the string in the Value data box contains the correct path for the Msiexec.exe file that you determined in step 3.

    If the Value data box does not contain the correct path, make changes to correct the path, and then click OK to close the Edit String dialog box
  9. On the File menu, click Exit to quit Registry Editor.
  10. Start your computer in Safe mode, and then register the Msiexec.exe file.To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Shut down your computer, and then restart your computer.
    2. Restart your computer and press the F8 key on your keyboard. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple operating systems, press the F8 key when you see the Boot menu.
    3. Use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
    4. If the Boot menu appears again, and the words "Safe Mode" appear in blue at the bottom, select the installation that you want to start, and then press ENTER.
    5. Log on to the computer.
    6. Click Start, click Run, type msiexec /regserver in the Open box, and then click OK.
  11. Shut down your computer, and then restart your computer normally.
Method 4: Reinstall Windows Installer

To reinstall the Windows Installer, follow these steps.

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.
  3. At the command prompt, type the following lines. Press ENTER after you type each line. cd %windir%\system32
    ren msi.dll msi.old
    ren msiexec.exe msiexec.old
    ren msihnd.dll msihnd.old
  4. At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER.
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Update the Windows Installer files to the latest version
  7. After the installation of the Windows Installer is complete,restart your computer normally



    Check the Windows Installer service (Control Panel - Administrative Tools, Services) is running. It should be set to manual or automatic. Also check the dependency Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is running.
If that don't do it,Try this Open a command prompt.(Start,all programs,accessories,Right click on command prompt and run as administrator) type sfc /scannow

Feb 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Consent.exe deleted without notice


I assume you have Vista. This is indeed supposed to be in the folder you specified. If this file is missing, other may be too. If you have the Vista Installation CD or DVD, boot with it. You be prompted with a repair option that allows you to either perform a system restore to an earlier, and hopefully intact point by date, or you can run a repair install that will restore the operation and file but may lead to some loss of personal information and necessitate re-installation of some programs. Try the System Restore first.

Remember you must boot the CD/DVD to get this.

Good Luck!

Jan 07, 2009 | Operating Systems

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Missing Control Panel+Run Command+Active Desktop


HI! QUESTION. HAVE YOU, OR CAN YOU RE-INSTALL WIN98 FROM CD? IT SOUNDS LIKE THE BEST SOLUTION MIGHT BE TO DO A RE-INSTALL OF THE ENTIRE WIN98 FROM THE CD. IT SOUNDS LIKE THE FILES MISSING MIGHT HAVE BEEN PERMANENTLY DELETED AND IF YOU CAN LOCATE THEM ON YOUR COMPUTER, YOU MAY HAVE TO RE-INSTALL THE 98 OS TO GET BACK RUNNING. ONE THOUGHT, THIS MIGHT BE AN EXCELLENT TIME TO UPGRADE TO WIN XP,SP2 WHICH IS AN EXCELLENT PROGRAM AND HAS BETTER RESTORE FEATURES. I PERSONALLY USE XP,SP2 ON MY ONE DESKTOP MACHINE AND IT RUNS MY WIRELESS NETWORK AND HAS BEEN VERY STABLE. I REALLY HOPE THIS HELPS YOU. IF YOU HAVE MORE QUESTIONS, PLEASE REPLY. I'LL HELP.

Oct 31, 2008 | Microsoft Windows 98 for PC

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I'm trying to uninstal AVG, but it says there is 1 problem and will not uninstal the program. can you help me uninstal this program?


Hello darrinmoen,

You Havn't specified, What is the problem exactly. I mean you have not specified the error Description.

But still The problem could arose while uninstalling Antivirus Program would be:

1. Any *.dll file missing from antivirus directory.
2. system file of antivirus missing from System32 directory of windows.
3. Any file that belongs to antivirus are not able to load while installinfg like uninst.exe.
4.Windows installer 3.0 is not installed on ur system
(Check out all the above including reviewing ur antivirus directory for uninst.exe file)

To solve this error you must do the following:
1. Run AVG antivirus setup program to repair. some times it doesnot give you the option if half of installed program have been removed from system.
2. Go to run type "regedit" and press enter
3. go to hkey_local_machine ->SOFTWARE -> and select AVG
expand trees of AVG.
4. Check for data path and its contents in AVG directory of program files, and also For UninstPath to varify that the uninst.exe in avg directory of program files is not missplaced
5. After doing the specified solution 60% are the chances that ur program would be uninstalled. else if it doesnot uninstall the program and gives the same error then Choose system restore tool.

For restoring do the following:
1. Go to Start -> All Programs -> Accessories ->System Tools
and select System Restore
2. Go to next window, Choose the restore point that was before installing of ur AVG Antivirus.
3. Select that restore point by reading the description.
4. Click next to restore.

Note: Your system will restart after choosing the restore point and clicking next. It takes some time to restore.

Most probably this tool will help you to remove this antivirus.

Remove it's entry from registry by Going to run type "regedit" and press enter
go to hkey_local_machine ->SOFTWARE -> andright click AVG
and select delete option to delete.

Gimme acknowledgement after removal
-
Romy

Aug 03, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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About my game :-Brain lara international cricket 2005


you will need to run the installation cdrom again as if its been infected, the uninstalation of left over files may not be possible, so try the instal again. You could try a system restore, to a previous date, but you will also resurect the virus.

Aug 15, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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