Why I can not install Microsoft Applocale in my Windows 7 home premuim?

When i run install of Microsoft Applocale Utility, A message pop up say " There is a problem with this Windows installer pakage, A program require for this install could not complete. Contact your support personnel or pakage vendor"


Can you suggest me how to solve this problem.


Thanks for help


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Last updated March 23, 2020 Views 49,758 Applies to:



You can try the following methods.

Method 1:

You may try to unregister Windows Installer, and then re-register Windows Installer and check if the issue persists. To do this, follow these steps:

a)    On the start search box, type "msiexec /unreg", and then press ENTER.

b)    Then type "msiexec /regserver", and then press ENTER


Method 2:

Try to run the application in administrator mode.

Right click on the ‘setup.msi’ or the ‘setup’ file and click on ‘Run as Administrator’


Method 3:

Try to initiate the installation from elevated command prompt

a)    Download AppLocale setup installer: apploc.msi.

b)    Open an elevated administrator command prompt by typing ‘Cmd’ on Start Search and then right click on ‘cmd’ and select ‘Run as Administrator’

c)    Select Yes when asked to allow the program to make chances to the computer.

d)    Change directory to the folder where you put the apploc.msi Windows Installer Package (with CD command).

e)    Type apploc.msi to start the setup


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