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Windows 7: Windows Installer Help

24 Nov 2010   #1
Dangerous Sloth

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Windows Installer Help

So I am trying to install a driver from Nvidia, but when I try and run the exe, I get a message from windows security that says that my internet settings prevent me from opening MSIEXEC.exe. But when I go into the system 32 folder and open MSIEXEC.exe from there I don't get the message. Any ideas??? I have already disabled every firewall and bit of security I have in order to try and fix this but no solution.

Edit: After messing around, I found that the problem only occours when I try to install the driver, nothing else.

Edit: Oh and it doesn't matter where I download the driver from, they won't run.


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24 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

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24 Nov 2010   #3
Dangerous Sloth

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Yea. I have already tried all of that but nothing helps.
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25 Nov 2010   #4
gregrocker

 

Try reinstalling msiexec using these steps: Cant Install Java!!!!
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25 Nov 2010   #5
gregrocker

 

Try this:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post

I would suggest you to unregister and re-register Windows installer, and check if it helps:
  1. On the "Start" menu, Type Run in the search bar and hit enter.
  2. In the "Open" box, type "msiexec /unreg", and then press ENTER.
  3. On the "Start" menu, Type” Run” in the search bar and hit enter.
  4. In the "Open" box, type "msiexec /regserver", and then press ENTER.
I would also suggest you to run System File Checker and see if it helps, here are the steps:
  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator.
  2. Click Continue or supply Administrator credentials if prompted.
  3. In the Command Prompt window type the following, and press Enter
sfc /scannow
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