error 1719 when trying to install new programs, etc...

Every time, for the last 7-10 days, that I try to install anything-ie.- Adobe Reader / Google Earth / Microsoft Silverlight/ etc.. I get a "error 1719" and text about an installer problem. In the week before this I installed IE8 and 2-3 weeks ago I installed " Registry Cleaner". I am using Vista SP1. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Last updated September 5, 2018 Views 3,227 Applies to:
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Hi jaredprice,

it sounds like the Windows installer is having issues.  To start, you could launch a command prompt by:

clicking on the "Start" orb
typing "Cmd" in the Start Search box
right-clicking on the "Cmd" program and choosing "Run as Administrator"

at the prompt type:

msiexec /unregister

and hit "Enter".  then type:

msiexec /register

and hit "Enter" again.  then type "exit"

and hit "Enter" again.

If that doesn't fix the problem, please let us know.

Thanks!

Dru

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