Category: Server 2008 / 2008 R2

Windows Installer Service – Broken by Windows Updates

Windows installer service could not be accessed

My latest annoyance was more and more laptops being hit with the following error whilst trying to install or remove software: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode, or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance. […]

WdsClient – An error occurred while obtaining an IP address from the DHCP server.

WdsClient – An error occurred while obtaining an IP address from the DHCP server. Please check to ensure that there is an operation DHCP server on this network segment. This is the error I got recently when trying to image some new machines for one of the schools I support. The correct drivers were installed […]