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Everytime i try to go to the internet a box pops up and says msiexecs.exe yes or no and when i click no it stops and when i click yes it says malicious software has infected my computer and browser can't be launched

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You are already infected with a malware. try to download malwarebytes from www.pcs.pcsafety.us, install and run a full scan.

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I am using Internet Explorer 8 and just recently, Windows Installer pops up only on random web pages that I open. I just click cancel and it finally goes away. I have Windows XP. Any suggestions?


You are getting this popup because of old or out-dated Windows installer program in your PC.

There are 2 solutions to get rid of this issue.

Solution 1

1. Click "Start" and click Run
In the Small window type "msiexec /unregister" ( without quotes ), then press "Enter" or Press OK. You will not see anything happen during this process.

Again

2. Click "Start" and click Run
In the Small window type "msiexec /regserver" (Without Quotes) then press "Enter" or Press OK button. You will not see anything happen during this process.

And then,

2. Click "Start" and click Run
In the Small window type "Services.msc" ( without Quotes ) and hit Enter key or Press OK.
Search for Windows Installer in the list. Double click and open the Windows Installer and under Start Type " Select Automatic " and click Apply and Click OK. Close the window

Now you can try to access Internet Explorer. If you still get the pop up message, You will have to Download and install the latest Windows Installer program from Microsoft Website

Windows Installer Download

Choose WindowsXP-KB942288-v3-x86.exe - 3.2MB from the list to download and then install.
When you click on download button, It will prompt you to save or Run. Click Run.

Install and later restart the PC.

Regards,
Ron

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Mar 29, 2011 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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I am being told that I still have a browser open how do I mend this problem ..I don't understand ''What product'' what does this mean what is the description of a product


Open Task Manager and end Explorer.exe and all msiexec.exe entry from the Process Tab

To Open task bar
1. Press and hold CTRL + ALT key and once Press DEL Key and release the buttons

2. Click on Process TAB on top.

3. Check for EXPLORER.EXE and MSIEXEC.EXE ( click on it and click END Process button below on the windom )

Jun 16, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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1304 error when trying to install microsoft office student 2007


To resolve this behavior, use the following methods.
Method
: Re-Register the Windows Installer
To re-register the Windows Installer, verify the location of the Msiexec.exe file on your hard disk and in the Windows Registry, and then re-register the Windows Installer. To do so:

WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Verify the location of the Msiexec.exe file on your hard disk. To do so:
Click Start, and then click Search.
Click All files and folders.
In the File name box, type msiexec.exe, and then click Search.
In the search results, make a note of the location of the Msiexec.exe file.

The location of the Msiexec.exe file should be similar to the following example, where Drive is the drive where Windows is installed, and %Windir% is the folder where Windows is installed:
Drive:\%Windir%\System32

An example of this is C:\Windows\System32.

Note In Microsoft Windows 98-based computers, the Msiexec.exe file is located in the Drive:\%Windir%\System folder.
On the File menu, click Close.
Verify the location of the Msiexec.exe file in the Windows Registry. To do so:
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate, and then click the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Servic es\MSIServer

In the right pane, double-click ImagePath.
In the Edit String dialog box, make sure that the string in the Value data box contains the correct path of the Msiexec.exe file on your hard disk that you determined earlier in step 1.

For example, if the Msiexec.exe file is located in the Drive:\Windows\System32 folder on your hard disk, the correct path of the Msiexec.exe file in the Value data box is the following path, where Drive is the drive where Windows is installed:
Drive:\Windows\System32\Msiexec.exe /V


If the Value data box does not contain the correct path, make the appropriate changes to correct the path, and then click OK.
Quit Registry Editor.
Start your computer in safe mode, and then register the Msiexec.exe file. To do so:
Shut down, and then restart your computer.
Press F8 after you receive the following message:

Please select the operating system to start
On the Windows Advanced Option menu, use the arrow keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
If you use a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the appropriate operating system from the list that is displayed, and then press ENTER.
Log on to the computer.
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type the following line, and then click OK:
msiexec /regserver

Shut down, and then restart your computer in standard mode.
If the issue persists and you still receive the error message that is described earlier in the "Symptoms" section, follow the steps in Method 2.
Method 2: Reinstall the Windows Installer
To reinstall the Windows Installer, rename the damaged Windows Installer files, and then reinstall the Windows Installer. To do so:
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.
At the command prompt, type the following line, and then press ENTER, where Drive is the drive where Windows is installed and where %Windir% is the folder where Windows is installed:
attrib -r -s -h drive:\%Windir%\system32\dllcache

For example, type
attrib -r -s -h c:\windows\\system32\dllcache

.



At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER.
Restart your computer.
Update the Windows Installer files on your hard disk to the latest version. __________________

Feb 22, 2010 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

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Have HP mini notebook. everytime im on the


Sounds like spyware / malware i would use an online scanner like Eset or a program like Malwarebytes.

also to stop the computer from restarting open the command prompt window (start menu, click run, type cmd, click ok...) type "shutdown.exe /a" without the "" and there is a space between exe and /a this will abort the shutdown.

Jan 22, 2010 | HP Pavilion 110-1030NR Notebook

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System shutdown message pop up and shut down and restart computer


Sounds like spyware / malware i would use an online scanner like Eset or a program like Malwarebytes.

also to stop the computer from restarting open the command prompt window (start menu, click run, type cmd, click ok...) type "shutdown.exe /a" without the "" and there is a space between exe and /a this will abort the shutdown.

Jan 22, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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ERROR:-1603 fatal error during


1) Click Start > Run
2) Type msiexec /unreg and press enter and wait until it appears to have
finished.
3) Go back to Start > Run
4) Type msiexec /regserver and press enter.
5) Try to install 'management' again.

Jan 13, 2010 | HP Pavilion DV6700T Notebook PC

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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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Missing MSIEXEC.EXE


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.

Feb 17, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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MSI blue box pops up and disables the internet what device are you installing line out


Download a self-extracting copy of HijackThis from here

http://downloads.malwareremoval.com/hijackthis_sfx.exe

Save it to your Desktop.

Double-click on the file hijackthis_sfx.exe file and it will self-extract into its own folder ……

C:\Program Files\HijackThis

Go to this folder and run the hijackthis.exe file.

From the menu click on "Do a system scan and save a logfile".

Copy and paste the HJT logfile to this thread. More specific removal instructions will follow.
Good Luck, Please dont for get to vote, Thank You


Dec 14, 2007 | Intel Motherboard

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Error 1706 & error occured while loading savrt32.dll


They are the manual instructions but Symantec to have an automatic removal tool floating around. put the CD back in the drive (or get access to it from it's directory or whatever) then repair it as follows:

C:\> msiexec /i "D:\SAV\Symantec AntiVirus.msi"

let it go through it's dog&pony show then when it's done, uninstall it properley:

C:\> msiexec /x "D:\SAV\Symantec AntiVirus.msi" or

Download the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility package from:
http://download.microsoft.com/download/e/9/d/e9d80355-7ab4-45b8-80e8-983a48d5e1bd/msicuu2.exe

Install and run. Remove the offending Symantec Install Package from the list. Wella.

Dec 10, 2007 | Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2004 - (Open...

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