• New external post A Fix for “Windows Installer has encountered a problem and needs to close” from the blog WinOSTips for the member Matt 5 years, 1 month ago

    Applies to Windows XP. If you try to install a program, you may encounter an installer error popup that says “Windows Installer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience” as shown below. This installer error is too generic and does not include enough detail to troubleshoot or resolve the