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Install can't find file

by fafner / November 28, 2009 3:44 AM PST

I'm trying to install an update to a program I already have installed, but I'm getting this error message..."Can't find MSMAIN.msi".
My question is can I get this MS installer anywhere by itself, or am I going to have to uninstall and reinstall this program from the disc?

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I'd start with a simple reinstall ...
by Kees Bakker / November 28, 2009 4:01 AM PST

then try again.


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And ...
by Kees Bakker / November 28, 2009 5:07 AM PST

continuing on what Bob says below: it might be a good idea to tell what program you're talking about if you repost because the first try (reinstall from the original disk) didn't help.


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Just one thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2009 4:54 AM PST
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by fafner / November 28, 2009 5:40 AM PST
In reply to: Just one thing.

The program is a update to Mapsource (Garmin Mapping Software) from one ver. 6.15.6 to ver. 6.15.7
I figured this MS unloader is probably on the orginal disc, but I was hoping it could be as simple as finding the MSMAIN.msi either on the MS web site or on the net somewhere...or not it seems.

Appears that it'll probably take a uninstall and reinstall from the disc.

Bob...I've been coming to these Cnet forums since oh...1995 or so. You've got to be getting close to retirement age soon? >;-}

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by fafner / November 28, 2009 5:44 AM PST
In reply to: OK

I meant to say installer, not unloader.

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Or use the first hit from the google I supplied?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2009 5:59 AM PST
In reply to: Errrr
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by fafner / November 28, 2009 6:56 AM PST

Thanks Bob...I'll give er' a shot.

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