Event ID 1030 — Windows Installer Windows Resource Protection

Updated: December 16, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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Windows Resource Protection (WRP) helps protect your operating system by preventing the replacement of essential system files, folders, and registry keys that are installed as part of Windows. Protecting these resources helps prevent application and operating system failures.

Event Details

Product: Windows Installer - Unicode
ID: 1030
Source: MsiInstaller
Version: 5.0
Symbolic Name: EVENTLOG_TEMPLATE_PROTECTED_FILE
Message: Product: %1. The application tried to install a more recent version of the protected Windows file %2. You may need to update your operating system for this application to work correctly. (Package Version: %3, Operating System Protected Version: %4)

Resolve

Run Windows Update

To run Windows Update:

  1. Click the Start button, click All Programs, and then click Windows Update.
  2. In the left pane, click Check for updates, and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your computer.
  3. If any updates are found, click Install Updates.

Note: To install drivers and optional updates, you need to review them and then select them in the list of updates that Windows finds on your computer. Be aware that optional updates are not installed automatically.

Verify

To verify that your operating system is up to date:

  1. Click the Start button, click All Programs, and then click Windows Update.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Check for updates, and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your computer.

Note: To make sure your computer stays up to date, you should configure your system to install updates automatically. This ensures that important updates are downloaded and installed in Windows as soon as they are available.

Related Management Information

Windows Installer Windows Resource Protection

Windows Installer Service

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