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A Free Installer For Microsoft Windows

The Microsoft Windows Installer is a piece of software that enables you to install programs on Microsoft Windows operating systems. In many cases a Windows user is able to use the pre-installed installers but there are situations where such programs are not applicable which is where this program comes into play.

Allows You To Install Programs If You Do Not Have A Pre-Installed Installer

The Microsoft Windows Installer works for Windows 10 and its most current version is 4.5 XP 32 Bits. If you are unable to use the installer that comes with the program you wish to load and if you are unable to use the add/remove programs tool that comes with Windows then the Microsoft Windows Installer may be just what you need. It allows you to grab and install software onto a Microsoft operating system by taking the same steps you would have taken if you were using the pre-installed Microsoft installer. Using the installer wizard GUI you click next and select the options you need as you go. Click to confirm and it installs your software for you.

Conclusion - Does Its Jobs As Expected

If you are in a position where you need an installer because your current installer is broken and/or missing then you should strongly consider using the Microsoft Windows Installer. Most people will not need it but if you cannot install your software because your installer is broken then you should use this installer.


  • Handy for people that do not have an installation wizard
  • Allows you to install things on corrupted computers
  • The interface is the same as the Microsoft installer


  • Is redundant on most computers because it is simply not needed
  • Allows users to force their computer to accept unacceptable software
  • It could use a better technical manual to explain how it works

User reviews about Microsoft Windows Installer

  • Vasile Dinu

    by Vasile Dinu

    I need this program.. This program is very good. I need it to install an accounting program . What can I do in this regard !
    Pros: Working in ac More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Verry good progamme.
    I thing they have came up with an innovation which is no. one in the filed of installations

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    microsoft windows installer is support to know a lot of need
    Pros: skype
    Cons: school

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    seems to change if you upgrade any part of windows like NET and debugging symbols
    Pros: less installation errors
    Cons: sta More


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