Windows Installer does not permit updating of managed advertised products. At least one feature of the product must be installed before applying the update.
I get this message when I try to install Adobe Reader. I uninstalled and reinstalled Windows 7 SP 1, but I still get this error message when trying to install Adobe Reader. Any help resolving this is appreciated.
Method 2: You may also try the steps mentioned below to repair windows installer:
1. Click on start, click on All programs, click on accessories.
2. Right click on command prompt and then click on run as administrator.
3. At the command prompt type each of the commands below and after typing each command press enter.
Try installing the software and check if the issue resolves.