I will explain how to resolve the Windows Installer Error 1719 on Windows 8.
Understanding Error 1719 in Windows
If you’re encountering Error 1719 on Windows 8, it typically indicates a problem with the Windows Installer service. To fix this error, follow these steps:
1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
2. Type “services.msc” and press Enter to open the Services management console.
3. Scroll down and double-click on the “Windows Installer” service.
4. In the Properties dialog box, ensure that the startup type is set to “Manual” or “Automatic”.
5. If the service is not running, click the “Start” button to start it.
6. Click “OK” to save the changes and close the dialog box.
7. Try installing or uninstalling the program again to see if the error is resolved.
If the issue persists, you may need to perform a System Restore or seek further assistance from Microsoft support.
Troubleshooting Steps for Error 1719
If you’re encountering Error 1719 on Windows 8, follow these steps to fix the issue:
1. Run the System File Checker:
– Press the Windows key and type “cmd.exe” to open Command Prompt.
– Right-click and choose “Run as administrator”.
– Type “sfc /scannow” and press Enter.
– Wait for the scan to complete and restart your computer.
2. Check the Windows Registry:
– Press the Windows key and type “regedit” to open Registry Editor.
– Navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSIServer“.
– Make sure the “ImagePath” value is set to “C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe /V“.
– If not, double-click the “ImagePath” value and update it.
– Restart your computer.
3. Perform a System Restore:
– Press the Windows key, type “system restore”, and select “Create a restore point”.
– Click “System Restore” and follow the on-screen instructions.
– Choose a restore point before the error occurred and proceed with the restoration.
Checking and Fixing Windows Installer Service
Fixing Windows Installer Error 1719 on Windows 8
If you are experiencing Error 1719 with the Windows Installer service on your Windows 8 computer, follow these steps to fix it:
1. Run the System File Checker: Open the Command Prompt as an administrator and type “sfc /scannow” to scan and repair any corrupted system files.
2. Check the Windows Registry: Open the Registry Editor and navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSIServer”. Ensure that the “ImagePath” value is set to “%systemroot%\system32\msiexec.exe /V”.
3. Restart the Windows Installer service: Open the Services management console by typing “services.msc” in the Start menu and pressing Enter. Locate the “Windows Installer” service, right-click on it, and select “Restart”.
4. Re-register the Windows Installer service: Open the Command Prompt as an administrator and type “msiexec /unregister”, followed by “msiexec /regserver”.
Verifying System File Integrity and Resetting Windows Installer
- Open the Command Prompt by pressing Win + X and selecting Command Prompt (Admin).
- Type sfc /scannow and press Enter.
- Wait for the scan to complete. This may take some time.
- If any corrupt files are found, the System File Checker will attempt to repair them automatically.
- Restart your computer once the process is complete.
Resetting Windows Installer
- Press Win + R to open the Run dialog box.
- Type msiexec /unregister and press Enter.
- Type msiexec /regserver and press Enter.
- Restart your computer to apply the changes.
Manual Configuration and System Restore for Error 1719 Fix
If you’re experiencing Error 1719 on Windows 8, you can manually configure your system or perform a system restore to resolve the issue. Here’s how:
1. Manual Configuration:
– Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
– Type “cmd.exe” and press Enter to open the Command Prompt.
– Type “msiexec /unregister” and press Enter.
– Type “msiexec /regserver” and press Enter.
– Close the Command Prompt and restart your computer.
2. System Restore:
– Press the Windows key + X and select “System” from the context menu.
– Click on “System Protection” in the left pane.
– Click on “System Restore” and follow the on-screen instructions to restore your system to a previous point.
Performing these steps should help fix Error 1719 on Windows 8.