When you try to install a software application, the setup might abruptly close itself down with a Windows Installer error. If you happen to come across such a situation, here’s the workaround for you.
Before we begin, here is a list of some of the most commonly reported errors with the Windows Installer service.
- Error 1303: The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory
- Error 1719: The Windows Installer service could not be accessed
- Error 1720: There is a problem with this Windows installer package
- Error 1500: Another installation is in progress
- Could not start the Windows Installer service on local computer.
- Windows Installer service could not be started
- Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file
Remember, even if your error is not mentioned above, you can safely continue the steps given below. This article includes a wide variety of solutions that might work with most of the Windows Installer issues.