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Windows 7: Can not install .MSU files


09 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can not install .MSU files

Hi.

I have downloaded Windows XPMode, all three files. Two files are .msu file and when i click on them to install them i am asked what program i wish to use.

How can i install these two programs?

Many Thanks

Worf


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09 Oct 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

You have to install the "Windows XP Mode" download (exe file) first. Then run the "Windows Virtual PC" download. And finally the update if you need it.
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09 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have downloaded and installed Windows XP Mode. Had no problems before though.
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09 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Normally .msu files should install automatically when you double click them. Otherwise, you can fix the file association issue by pointing to "C:\windows\system32\wusa.exe" when prompted to choose the program you wish to open them with.
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09 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you Bill2, did what you said and they install ok.
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