Eset Error Code Win 1601

Eset Error Code Win 1601

  • If the ESET error code MSI 1601 is displayed, then it represents that the Windows Installer is not available for installing ESET.
  • To resolve this error, check if the installer service is running properly. 
  • Select the Run option from the Start menu and then type msconfig. Tap the Enter key. 
  • Navigate to the Services tab and find the Windows Installer service. Select it and click the OK button followed by the Restart button to restart the system. 
  • Install the ESET product and check if it is being installed properly. 
  • Now, you re-register Windows Installer on your system. 
  • Go to the search bar available in the Start menu and then select the All Files and Folders option. 
  • Type the file name as Msiexec.exe and tap the Search button. 
  • Once you find the file, note down the location of the file. 
  • Next, type regedit in the Run dialog box. Locate the GKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSIServer.  
  • On the panel, double-click on the ImagePath file.  
  • Once the Edit String dialog box appears, check if the path of the Msiexec.exe file is correct. 
  • If the path is wrong, then specify the correct path that you found out and click the OK button. 
  • The next step is to restart your system in the safe mode. 
  • Try installing the ESET antivirus product now and check if the problem has been sorted out. 
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