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The Windows Installer service could not be accessed" error message when you try to install any setups

Reregister the Windows Installer:-
1.Verify the location of the Msiexec.exe file on your hard disk
a. Click Start, click Run, type %windir%\system32, and then click OK.
b. Make a note of the location of the Msiexec.exe.
For example:
If the Address text box contains a value of C:\Windows\system32, the location of the Msiexec.exe file will be C:\Windows\system32\Msiexec.exe.
2.Verify the location of the Msiexec.exe in the Windows Registry
Make sure that the location of the Msiexec.exe file in Registry Editor is correct.
a.Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open text box, and then click OK.
b.Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, expand SYSTEM, expand CurrentControlSet, expand Services, and then click MSIServer.
c.In the right pane, right-click ImagePath, and then click Modify.
d.In the Value data text box, type the location of the Msiexec.exe file that you determined in step 1, followed by the value of /V, and then click OK.
For example:-
If the location of the Msiexec.exe file is C:\Windows\system32\Msiexec.exe, type the following text in the Value data text box: C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe /V
3.Reregister the Windows Installer.
a. Start your computer in safe mode, and then register the Msiexec.exe file as follows.
b. Select the Restart option, and then click OK, or click Restart.
c. Press F8 before the Windows splash screen appears.
d. On the Windows Advanced Option menu, use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode option, and then press ENTER.
e. If you use a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the appropriate operating system from the list that is displayed, and then press ENTER.
f. Log on to the computer.
g. Click Start, click Run, type msiexec /regserver in the Open text box, and then click OK.
h. Click Start, and then click Turn off computer or Shut Down.
i. Select the Restart option, and then click OK, or click Restart.

Ref:-
1. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315346
2. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324516



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