If you happen to install or uninstall a software on Windows 10 having the following issue:
“The Feature You Are Trying to Use in on a Network Resource That is Unavailable”
You are not alone… This is one of the most common issue Windows users face. Let’s see how we can fix the problem
Check the Windows Installer Service
MSI packages are being installed by the Windows Installer Service. It is an installation and configuration service that is provided by Windows. So, let’s make sure the service is up and running
- Hit Windows Key + R.
- Type in “services.msc”.
- Hit OK.
Now scroll down until you find the “Windows Installer”
Now double click on it. The Windows Installer Properties window should pop up.
Make sure the start up type is either Automatic or Manual.
The Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter helps you automatically repair issues when you’re blocked from installing or removing programs. It also fixes corrupted registry keys.
However, you need to download it first.
Download: Windows Installer Troubleshooter
If you see the File Download box when you start downloading, select Run or Open.
When you see this screen just click Next
Scroll down the list and find the application you are trying to uninstall. Select it and then click Next.
On the following window choose: Yes, try uninstall and let the app do it’s job.
What it fixes
The troubleshooter helps fix problems that:
- Corrupt registry keys on 64-bit operating systems.
- Corrupt registry keys that control the update data.
- Prevent new programs from being installed.
- Prevent existing programs from being completely uninstalled or updated.
- Block you from uninstalling a program through Add or Remove Programs (or Programs and Features) in Control Panel.
In this post we saw how to Fix Windows 10 Install Errors using the Windows Installer Troubleshooter.