Thursday, April 30, 2009

Windows Installer Services Error 1719

This error gives a message: "The Windows Installer service could not be accessed"

Let's say you've got an error 1719 when trying to install an MSI package and you follow the solution in, and this error still persists. And if you're running Windows Server 2008, you can try this method:

At the command prompt, run this at the C:> prompt:
regsvr32.exe %SystemRoot%\System32\msi.dll

And on an x64 OS, you should also run this:
%systemroot%\sysWOW64\regsvr32.exe %systemroot%\syswow64\msi.dll

This solves the problem I was facing.


Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for this info! I looked everywhere and tried everything. You sir are a gentleman and a scholar.

Thanks for leaving this fix up for so long.

Anonymous said...

Many Thanks this also resolved my serv just as I was about to take the reinstall path.