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Windows Installer error 1601

I'm getting the 1601 error, and nothing seems to fix it.

 

I uninstalled skype entirely, have restarted my computer a number of times, and have tried whatever I can find in the support section here.

 

This article says to end the "MSIEXEC.EXE" process, but that's not running on my computer. 

 

I would love to get some help with this, if anyone has any ideas. I'm running Windows XP currently.

bhevarri
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Re: Windows Installer error 1601

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*lights cigarette*

 

Try below:

 

Start > Run > type

 

cmd

 

press Enter

 

type the following lines and press Enter after each line

          msiexec /unreg
          msiexec /regserver

 

Restart your PC.

 

Then try to install skype again.

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Re: Windows Installer error 1601

tks man it really helped here


Tamim wrote:

*lights cigarette*

 

Try below:

 

Start > Run > type

 

cmd

 

press Enter

 

type the following lines and press Enter after each line

          msiexec /unreg
          msiexec /regserver

 

Restart your PC.

 

Then try to install skype again.


 

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Re: Windows Installer error 1601

It helped me too!! Thanks a lot!

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