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Error 1723. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package

4itr asked on
Im new here and dont know how to make a thread
and this problem i got all the time when Im trying to download "'Java''
Error 1723. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.
And I got Windows 7
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Marilyn O replied on

Hello 4itr,

Thank you for posting to the Microsoft Answers Forum.

Try to remove Java using Windows Cleanup utility. Click here for a link to the Windows Installer Cleanup Tool.
You can use the utility to remove installation information for programs that were installed by using Windows Installer. Be aware that Windows Installer CleanUp Utility will not remove the actual program from your computer. However, it will remove the installation files so that you can start the installation, upgrade, or uninstall over.

After it is removed, restart your computer and then try to install the latest version Java. If this fails, contact Java for further support. www.java.com
You might also look at this article from Java.

Sincerely,  
Marilyn
Microsoft Answers Support Engineer
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