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Windows 7: Windows Installer service has stopped running?

04 Nov 2011   #1
RichardMcCarthy

Windows 7 Home Premuim And Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprice
 
 
Windows Installer service has stopped running?

My Windows Installer service has stopped running and it wont run again. does anybody have any suggestions or lifelines.


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04 Nov 2011   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Run SFC -SCANNOW Command, repeatedly if it finds unfixable System files.

Look for repeat errors in logs and utilize System Resources to seek clues: troubleshooting steps

Create a new User Account in Control Panel to see if Installer works. If so, migrate to it and delete the corrupt User account.

Consider a Repair Install as a last resort before Clean Reinstalling Windows.
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05 Nov 2011   #3
RichardMcCarthy

Windows 7 Home Premuim And Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprice
 
 

Does any body else have any suggestions?
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