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This patch package could not be opened. Verify...

 
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Patch packages are a set of file modifications typically used to update an application program with various changes and fixes. This error may indicate a previous installation or update failed and there are inaccurate or bad registry entries left from that installation attempt.

 
 
   
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  This patch package could not be opened. Verify that the patch package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer patch package. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
Issued By
  msiexec.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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If your problem is with Microsoft Office, you may need to uninstall and use Microsoft's cleanup utility, although it appears Microsoft has discontinued this utility as of September-2010 (and no valid links can be found on the Microsoft site). 

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 25-Mar-2010
 
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