Windows Installer Error

matttwall at gmail.com matttwall at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 15:35:50 CET 2013


On Saturday, January 5, 2013 8:30:39 AM UTC-6, matt... at gmail.com wrote:
> I am running on Windows 7 Professional x64 with latest service pack and I cannot get Python to install. I run the python-3.2.1.msi, and after I select the installation directory, I get a popup that says "There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A DLL required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor". 2.7.3, amd64, and older packages all do the exact same thing.

NVM, I solved it just this very moment. I found this topic http://superuser.com/questions/478631/dll-could-not-be-run-for-msi-installers. It turns out I had to go to my Temp directory and give Full Control to the Everyone group. No idea why the MSI wouldn't have admin rights.



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