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When you try to install the Microsoft Windows Installer 3.0 redistributable package (WindowsInstaller-KB884016-v2-x86.exe) on a computer that is running a later version of Windows Installer, a message that is similar to the following may be logged in the event log:
Additionally, the installation may fail even though the installation appears to be successful.
This problem occurs because the Windows Installer 3.0 redistributable pack incorrectly updates the registry with settings that are incompatible with the later version of Windows Installer that is installed on the computer.
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods:
Article ID: 897027 - Last Review: April 25, 2005 - Revision: 2.1
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