Does anyone know how I can refresh/restore Windows Installer, or even know if this may be possibly the issue?
I am having problems installing most any application; windows or 3rd party.
EventViewer is showing MsiInstaller errors for most any application I install. I made a copy Office 2007 from CD to my Hard Drive because it was having trouble installing, usually throwing errors it could not find a particular file. After migrating from CD to hard drive, I kicked off the install, again could not find files, so I pointed to the CD drive and between the two I was finally able to load the software.
So far I have had trouble with the following
Adobe CS3 Master collection <-- partially installed
Windows Updates <-- down to the last few
Office 2007 <-- finally installed and updated
VMware workstation <-- finds corruption in two different installers (CD and a freshly downloaded one from Internet)
Keep in mind this is a Brand New Hard Drive purchased after the other fairly new Hard Drive was possibly acting up. I honestly do not know if I have a hardware issue or a software issue as the problem seems to be so intermittent.
Just installed the OS two days ago, and finally today, decided to start loading my applications to see if I could figure out what was going on with the system. Generally I install the OS, get all the latest MS updates, and then proceed to install my applications, one at a time, working any errors out of the EventViewer that I can. Right now this issue has gone far above me and I honestly don’t know where to turn or what type of information to gather on such an issue.
Edited by jjsmith, 11 October 2008 - 07:22 PM.