Windows Installer Service could not be contacted

4/26/2018 2397 Contributors


The Windows Installer service was not able to be contacted by the windows installer application.

Possible Causes

Most commonly caused by a permissions issue.  Can also be caused by corruption in the Windows Installer service.

Recommended Fix

Ensure that you are running the deployment as an administrator and that the security of your system has no corruption.

See Also

AppDeploy - Microsoft Installer Error 1601