Error: 2738 could not access VBScript run time for custom action.

When installing, uninstalling or updating applications I get this error. What is this error and how can I fix it?

Question Info

Last updated September 16, 2019 Views 32,518 Applies to:

This error can occur if there are incorrect or corrupt registry entries on your PC that interfere with VB support in windows.  There is a Microsoft Fix it for the issue. To download and run the Fix it, click this link do download it and then double-click the file and follow the instructions to run the Fix it.


Microsoft Fix it 50842


Hope this helps.

4 people were helped by this reply


Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for marking this as the answer.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this response?

Thanks for your feedback.