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09-03-2005, 08:18 PM
Hi, I'm trying to install VMWare on my WindowsME, and get the following
'Error1723. A problem with Windows Installer Package. A DLLfor this install to complete could not be run.'
I also notice that my System Restore no longer works. Any suggestions as to what I can do will be very much appreciated.
Thanks Sarum.

10-03-2005, 07:41 AM
There is quite abit of info on this error ,
From cleaning the cd , replacing the cd, etc.
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=active&q=%27Error+1723.+A+problem+with+Windows+Installer+ Package.+A+DLL+for+this+install+to+complete+could+ not+be+run&spell=1

10-03-2005, 09:32 PM
Thanks Johnboy, I was installing from the net, so CD not involved. Your Google address suggests that 1723 is a common problem; and I shall work my way through the sites. Thanks again - Sarum

10-03-2005, 10:03 PM
Hi Sarum,

A quick look at the vmware site (http://www.vmware.com/products/desktop/ws_specs.html) seems to suggest that it doesn't support your operating system.

Just a thought :)

15-03-2005, 09:21 PM
Simply, Thanks for your reply. You're right, a quick look at the page you suggested would have saved me a deal of time - may I add that 'quick' may not be the word; but thanks again. Its good to be reminded that its worth going back to where you started to find a fault.