This error usually occurs due to a corrupted Windows installer. There are a few suggestions and steps to try and resolve this one.


  • Go to Start > Run and type Services.msc. 
  • Find Windows Installer > Right Click > Start. 

Delete the Linnworks Desktop installation file, download and try to install again.

If this still fails, ensure that you have the latest version of Windows Installer installed on your computer. 


Delete the Linnworks Desktop installation file, download and try to install again.

If this still fails, try adding a new account by going to search > Create administrator account and run the installation from the other account. If this succeeds then the installer on the particular account is corrupt.