Can't install QUAKE
Hello, I need help in installing quake. Every time I try to install the file needed to play this (Or more specifically, QuakeLiveNP_520.msi) I get a error saying "Application not found".
So I came up with the idea of trying to install it again but this time not in my browser but in my downloads folder. A window pops up asking me what program do I want to use in opening the file, since it's an msi file I immediately thought of using the 'windows installer'
But I can't seem to find the program. Can someone help me? The windows installer should run automatically every time I open a msi file but now I'm stuck with this problem.
If you're running windows XP, download this registry script. Extract, double click and press yes. It will fix .msi file associations.
I run Windows 7. And I already tried that, but with no success.
You can also try to reinstall the installer package, that might help, or try to make a new user account with admin rights and see if it's also happening there or not, but something is obviously wrong with your setup there.
Originally Posted by Vertie
First off all, do a following steps: open command prompt with admin rights (type cmd in the start menu search box and right click on the popped up CMD icon and click on "Run as Administrator")
- chkdsk c: /f (or change c: to the drive-letter of your system drive if it's something different. Will only do it after reboot)
- sfc /scannow (this gonna take a while)
- ftype msi.package (and report back here what this returns with)
- assoc .msi (and report back here what this returns with)
Last edited by Ikaruga; 12-30-2012 at 08:47 AM.