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Windows 7: Having some issues with MS installer/uninstaller.

07 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Having some issues with MS installer/uninstaller.

So I am trying to upgrade silverlight to the newest version, and each time I try it keeps giving me a error about silverlight.msi being missing and it won't install the newer version OR let me uninstall the older one. I even tried redownloading the same version and extracting the .exe to get the .msi package but even then it says its the wrong one. How can I bypass this so I can install this update? I've also had this issue with other installs that used the windows/ms installer. This has been a ongoing issue for a while on my pc its just never really gotten on my nerves this much.

Is there someway I can trick ms installer into thinking silverlight is not installed so I can just overwrite the files with the newest version and bypass the ms installer's uninstall of the old one entirely?

Thanks all. This issue is really getting on my nerves.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32bit

you can follow this tutorial from Microsoft:
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 Having some issues with MS installer/uninstaller.

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