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coloradolady

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I am missing windows\system32\msiexe.exe NTVDM files. When I put my Windows disk into my external CDROM drive, I get a message stating that it contains an older version of Windows than the one I am running. How and Where do I get these missing files? The files are used when downloading Quick Time and iTunes and I'm sure probably other programs but these two are the ones I am trying to download at the moment. Thank you for any help anyone can provide me.
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Ztruker

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Open a Command Prompt.
type dir \msiexe.exe /s and press Enter.
That will show you if there are copies in other location which there should be. Copy the one with the latest date/time stamp to C:\windows\system32. That should fix it.

On the CD, it will be \I386\MSIEXEC.EX_, stored in compressed format.

See here: How to extract a system file from the Windows XP CD-ROM?
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