How to Install Windows Installer KB893803 v2 x64 on Your Computer
Windows Installer is a component of your Windows operating system that provides a standard foundation for installing and uninstalling software. Software manufacturers can create their product setup to use the Windows Installer to make software installation, maintenance, and uninstallation straightforward and easy.
If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 or of Windows XP, you may need to update your Windows Installer to version 3.1 v2 (3.1.4000.2435), which is available as a redistributable package from Microsoft. This package contains the binary for the Msi.dll file that is updated to fix some issues with the Windows Installer service.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install the Windows Installer KB893803 v2 x64 package on your computer.
Step 1: Determine whether you need the update
Before you can download and install the update, you need to determine whether you are running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 or of Windows XP. To do this, follow these steps:
Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
On the General tab, look for the System section. If you see \"x64 Edition\" listed under System, you are running a 64-bit version of Windows.
If you do not see \"x64 Edition\" listed under System, you are running a 32-bit version of Windows and you do not need this update.
Step 2: Download the update
If you have determined that you need the update, you can download it from the Microsoft Update Catalog website. To do this, follow these steps:
Open Internet Explorer and go to https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=kb893803.
In the search results, look for the package that matches your operating system and language. For example, if you are running Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (English), look for \"Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (English) - WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x64.exe\".
Click Add to add the package to your basket.
Click View basket to review your selections.
Click Download to download the package to your computer.
Choose a location to save the file and click Save.
Step 3: Install the update
After you have downloaded the update, you can install it on your computer. To do this, follow these steps:
Close any programs that are running on your computer.
Locate the file that you downloaded and double-click it to run it.
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.
Restart your computer when prompted.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Windows Installer KB893803 v2 x64 package on your computer. You can now enjoy improved performance and reliability of your Windows Installer service. 0efd9a6b88