Article ID: 894867 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario, which affects Microsoft Windows Messenger 5.1. You do one or more of the following things:
This problem occurs because of an issue that exists with the Microsoft Windows Installer in Windows Messenger 5.1 that causes component rules to be broken.
To resolve this problem, reinstall Windows Messenger 5.1 by using the updated Messenger.msi file. To obtain the updated Messenger.msi file, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
To work around this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about what occurs when component rules are broken, see the "An author removes resources from a component without changing the component code" topic on the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa372795.aspxThe third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 894867 - Last Review: January 30, 2007 - Revision: 2.1
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