Event ID 1026 — Windows Installer Service Availability

Event ID 1026 — Windows Installer Service Availability

Updated: December 11, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Windows Installer service is an operating system component that centrally manages application installation and configuration tasks, and also the process of uninstalling applications.

Event Details

Product: Windows Installer – Unicode
ID: 1026
Source: MsiInstaller
Version: 4.0
Message: Windows Installer has determined that its configuration data registry key was not secured properly. The owner of the key must be either Local System or Builtin\Administrators. The existing key will be deleted and re-created with the appropriate security settings.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Related Management Information

Windows Installer Service Availability

Windows Installer Service


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