Windows installer service cant start Error 193:0xc1 ???

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by jiffyjub, Nov 14, 2007.

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    jiffyjub Guest

    Im getting the error when the windows installer service tries to start. Also
    i Cant install any msi because i get the "The Windows Installer Service could
    not be accessed.

    In the event viewer I get the foolwoing error events:

    The Windows Installer service failed to start due to the following error:
    Windows Installer is not a valid Win32 application.

    and I cant install any service packs for Visual Studio 2005

    Can someone help please !!!

    DCOM got error "193" attempting to start the service MSIServer with
    arguments "" in order to run the server:
    {000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}
     
    jiffyjub, Nov 14, 2007
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    Ashburn, Feb 19, 2009
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