Enable Windows Installer in Safe Mode to Remove Apps

Per default the Windows Installer service is disabled when you boot into safemode. Microsoft might have their reasons for this which is fine.

However, sometimes you want to uninstall a software or app because it messed up your OS.
You can enable Windows installer in Safe Mode by the following registry changes:

Go to :


Create a new key names MSIServer here.

Set the default value of the MSIServer to “Service”

Now repeat the same under the Key :


CMD prompt:

net start msiserver

This will activate the Windows Installer Service, and you can start uninstalling software.

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