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A network error occurred while attempting to...

 
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When attempting to read the specified file, a network error occurred.

 
 
   
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  A network error occurred while attempting to read from the file: filename  

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
Issued By
  msiexec.exe

 
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  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Uninsall Corrupted Program
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The installer or installation may be corrupted. Use the control panel to attempt to uninstall (and later re-install) the selected program.

If you suspect the Windows Installer is the problem, check this Microsoft Knowledgebase article on fixing a corrpupted Windows Installer at:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2438651/

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 11-Jan-2011
 
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Fix Network
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Fix the network connection. Assuming the physical or wireless connection is working, have Windows attempt a repair:

For Windows 7:

  1. Right-click on the network icon in the toolbar.


  2. Select Troubleshoot and repair.
  3. Windows will attempt to repair the connection.


For Windows Vista:

  1. Right-click on the network icon in the toolbar.


  2. Select Diagnose and repair.
  3. Windows will attempt to repair the connection.


For Windows XP:

  1. Right-click on the network icon in the toolbar.


  2. Select Repair.
  3. Windows will attempt to repair the connection.
 
   
 
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