The Microsoft Windows Installer is an installation and configuration service. Windows Installer enables software users to efficiently install and configure products and applications. The installer can also provide software products with new capabilities to advertise features without installing them, to install products on demand and to add user customizations. The Windows Installer supports advertisement of applications and features according to the operating system.
Version 4.5 of the Windows Installer has several new features, including: Custom Action Execution On Update Uninstall--This feature enables an update to add or change a custom action so that the custom action is called when an update is uninstalled. Shared Component Patching Resiliency During Uninstall--This feature makes sure that the most recent version of a component is available to all the products.
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Version 4.5 of the Windows Installer has several new features, including: Custom Action Execution On Update Uninstall--This feature enables an update to add or change a custom action so that the custom action is called when an update is uninstalled. Shared Component Patching Resiliency During Uninstall--This feature makes sure that the most recent version of a component is available to all the products.?
1) First, go to the "Start Menu" on the bottom left of your computer's screen.
2) Find and click on "Control Panel" icon/name.
3) Find the "Add or Remove Programs" icon and double-click it.
4) Here you'll see listed all of programs & applications that can be found on your computer. Find and select the Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003), and then click "Uninstall".
(This may take a while for the ¡®list to be populated'. A few minutes tops, depending on how many programs that you have installed on your hard drive).
5) You will then need to confirm that you want to uninstall the program by clicking on "Remove".
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When you uninstall different software, temporary files and files not deleted in the process of uninstallation often remain on the hard disk. They take up disk space and increase
disk access times. So completely delete these files that are no longer used:
1). Open My Computer, double-click on Drive C.
2). Double-click on Program Files.
3). Look for any Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003) folders that remain. Right-click on them and choose Delete. Also look in the Program Files\Common Files for the Storage Device Viewer folder and delete it.
4). Close My Computer and other folders.
The standard uninstallation process erases the program, but leaves behind dome traces that clutter the registry, resulting in computer errors and slowdowns. Computer savvy people can be confident with a full removal of Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003). But novice users, that is too hard to perform the process. If you do not like to take a great deal of time to uninstall program manually, it is recommended that you choose the follow method to force remove unwanted Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003).
Force uninstall Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003) in minutes
Help Uninstaller can completely remove unwanted programs for you. It will clean out all the stuff normally left behind. That saves you precious hard drive space. Besides, it can also clean other areas of your computer; permanently delete specific files and folders, and clean out Web tracks from your browser.
Help Uninstaller features
3 + Times faster than the Add/Remove Program
Bring you a quicker and happier uninstallation experience
Fast refer to the installation folder of the program Once you double click the program to uninstall in the program list, Help Uninstaller soon refers to the installation folder on hard drive to get rid of.
Quickly scans the details of the program It quickly uninstall the program with the original uninstall wizard of that program, and then quickly scan the left registry and files to completely uninstall.
Why to use Help Uninstaller Pro?
Remove programs easily
Solve uninstall problems
Uninstall stubborn programs
Delete leftover data after regular uninstall
Avoid installation errors
No more update problems
Learn what changes programs make on your computer during their installation
Achive best uninstall results and experience
You can choose a suitable way below:
1. Download Help Uninstaller
2. Run it after installation
3. Find out Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003) in the list and click uninstall button
These three steps can completely uninstall a program including its registry entries. If Windows Installer (Windows XP/2003) is partly uninstalled or corrupted, you need to force uninstall it by
1. Download Help Uninstaller
2. Exit it after installation
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