techy help required please guys. - HotUKDeals
We use cookie files to improve site functionality and personalisation. By continuing to use HUKD, you accept our cookie and privacy policy.
Get the HUKD app free at Google Play

Search Error

An error occurred when searching, please try again!

Login / Sign UpSubmit

techy help required please guys.

karaokecolin Avatar
7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
Hi all.

I've got a couple of programs that my lappy won't open.

They end in .msi and when I try to run them, it says " cannot open, choose another program or search te internet etc. Searching the internet seems to take me to loads of websites selling this & that software.

I'm on vista btw.

Can anyone tell me in simple terms the easiest way around this.

And i stress - simple terms pleeeeeese.

cheers dudes.
karaokecolin Avatar
7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago

All Comments

(6) Jump to unreadPost a comment
1 Like #1
download and run the .reg file

It's meant for XP but it may work in Vista
1 Like #2
MSI are Windows Installer files. The first thing is to make sure that Windows Installer itself is installed on your system. LINK HERE

Usually Windows will then point you in the right direction.

edit: Just seen rwm24's post and that will probably be the better option to start with
1 Like #3
You need to download Windows Installer. Go to Windows Updates to downloaad it.
1 Like #4
Try right clicking on the file and run as administrator... if not as above poster said.
muchos thanks guys - trying the above now,

Helpful as always dudes.
Thanks again guys - the link sorted it - rep dished for the help &.

col. responses

Post a Comment

You don't need an account to leave a comment. Just enter your email address. We'll keep it private.

...OR log in with your social account

...OR comment using your social account

Thanks for your comment! Keep it up!
We just need to have a quick look and it will be live soon.
The community is happy to hear your opinion! Keep contributing!