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Windows 7: Will a Repair Install Fix the Windows Installer 5.0 ??

23 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Will a Repair Install Fix the Windows Installer 5.0 ??

I had an issue with the .MSI Windows Installer (imbedded in Windows 7).

I followed some bad advice and deleted via Regedit. Windows Installer 5.0 is NOT available for download as a stand alone program.

So I'm pondering doing a Repair Install.

Will doing so Reinstall the Windows Installer Program ?

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23 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Yes it should seeing as its a windows file.
Repair install replaces the Windows files from the disc.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

I actually went back (using the Recovery Disc), to do a RESTORE from a recent Restore Point.

Worked Perfect!
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 Will a Repair Install Fix the Windows Installer 5.0 ??

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