Fix: Error message “Your computer requires an update to the Windows Installer Service” in Office 365

If you run Office 365 Desktop Setup to install the latest software updates that are required for Office 365 connectivity and you receive this error message “Your computer requires an update to the Windows Installer Service“, then this article may interest you.

You encounter this issue, when you do not have the latest version of the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) service installed on your computer.

Note: Windows Installer service is a required component for Office 365 Desktop Setup. The Windows Installer service helps install the required updates.

To resolve this issue, install the latest version of the Windows Installer service.

To download, you can either;
– Connect to the Windows Update website OR
– Download the Windows Installer Service directly from here.

This fix apllies to Office 365 for enterprises & Office 365 for small businesses

Via.

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