Windows 2003 – How to Enable MSI Service in Safe Mode

Windows 2003 – How to  Enable MSI Service in Safe Mode

To start Windows Installer in Safe Mode:
1. Restart your computer and press F8 before the Boot Menu or splash screen.

2. Open a CMD.EXE window.

3. Type the following commands and press Enter:

REG ADD “HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSafeBootMinimalMSIServer” /VE /T REG_SZ /F /D “Service”

net start msiserver

NOTE: You can use this technique to uninstall an application in Safe Mode.

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