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The upgrade patch cannot be installed by the...

 
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The upgrade patch is inappropriate since it does not apply to the current installation and/or the current installation is missing.

 
 
   
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  The upgrade patch cannot be installed by the Windows Installer service because the program to be upgraded may be missing, or the upgrade patch may update a different version of the program. Verify that the program to be upgraded exists on your computer and that you have the correct upgrade patch. 

 
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  C:\WINDOWS\system32\

 
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  msiexec.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Install a newer version of the program if available that corrects the issue or use an alternative software product.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 28-Dec-2011
 
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Last update: 28-Dec-2011 10:22 am