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Windows 7: how to extract files from .msi package?

30 Oct 2010   #1
Kristjan Apollo

Windows 7
how to extract files from .msi package?

I was unable to extract files from msi package which is build for 64 bit machine.
Can anybody give me an advice, or to provide an utility tool, how to extract files from installation package which is build for 64bit on my 32bit system?

Please, help.

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30 Oct 2010   #2
Kristjan Apollo

Windows 7

link: How to extract files from MSI package? - Stack Overflow

my problem is that I am using 32 bit PC, but want to extract 64 bit install package.
that's why I am unable to run executable .msi
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30 Oct 2010   #3

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

You can do it from the command line without a 3rd party tool.

Windows 7/Vista: How to Extract Content from MSI Files | Microsoft Windows 7 | Tech-Recipes
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30 Oct 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate 64bit

i've used this one a few times. mostly on .cab files, but it should work for you.:

Download Universal Extractor 1.6.1 -
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31 Oct 2010   #5
Kristjan Apollo

Windows 7

thanks everyone for reply
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