Problem: The Device you have has no DVD drive but you have a CD / DVD for your Software. Cause: A lot of developers are moving to a digital download over a physical media as we progress into an ever increasing digital age. A fair few manufacturers may produce systems without a DVD or CD… Continue reading I have software to setup but no DVD or CD drive.
Error 1712 when installing a program
Problem When you are installing a program, a message comes up stating Error 1712. Solution Sometimes when installing, it requires that a previous installation have finished. Make sure nothing else is currently being installed, try restarting the computer and installing again. This can also happen after having installed or uninstalled something which required a restart.
"The directory name is invalid" when installing
Problem When installing an applicationy you get the error “The directory name is invalid” along with the location of the file which is actually the one you are launching. Solution Close any installers you have open. Go to the C:\Windows folder. Create a new folder called Temp.
Error 1722. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package.
Problem When installing or uninstalling a program you get the following message: “Error 1722. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package.” Solution Try the following: Set Data Execution Prevention (DEP) to it’s default setting. Re-register the Windows Installer Open a Command Prompt as an Administrator. Type msiexec /unregister and press Enter. Type msiexec… Continue reading Error 1722. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package.
The Windows Installer service could not be accessed
Problem When you attempt to install a program that uses Windows Installer, you receive the message: “The Windows Installer service could not be accessed.” Solution Click the Start button (Windows XP users should then click Run). Type services.msc and press Enter. In the list right click on Windows Installer and click Properties. Change the dropdown… Continue reading The Windows Installer service could not be accessed