the windows installer service could not be accessed error

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by jo, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. jo

    jo Guest

    I try to install any application with extension .msi , then the message box
    said " the windows installer service could not be accessed. this can occur if
    you are running windows in safe mode, or if the windows installer is not
    correctly installed. contact your support personnel for assistance".
    I used Vista 32 and did alot of work around, but no luck. The windows
    installer 4.0 not available for download and not sure how to repair or
    reinstall it.
    Anyone have any tips for this, really appreciate.
    jo, Feb 24, 2008
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  2. Mark L. Ferguson, Feb 24, 2008
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  3. jo

    jo Guest

    I did use sfc scan and found no error. Also trie the other steps, but still
    no luck.
    Any oother tips so I can try. Thanks
    jo, Feb 24, 2008
  4. Mark L. Ferguson, Feb 24, 2008
  5. jo

    jo Guest

    After hit F8 , then what should I do next step?
    jo, Feb 25, 2008
  6. Open the help and support app on the start orb. Type in 'Recovery Options'.
    Each option your system might have included is listed in those articles.

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    Mark L. Ferguson

    Mark L. Ferguson, Feb 25, 2008
  7. jo

    jo Guest

    Just tried to repair, but its no found any errror from startup repair. I
    really dont want to make another clean install again.
    Not sure any other work around to fix this problem.
    jo, Feb 25, 2008
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