It’s convenient and easy for Windows users to download Apple apps like iTunes and iCloud on their Windows PC, so that they can download iCloud backup to PC. However, it seems that somebody will also meet some troubles when installing apps on Windows. For example, when you manage to install iCloud, but a message saying that “There is a problem with this Windows Installer package.” pops up which doesn’t allow you to install or update iCloud.
If you get this message when you are installing or updating iCloud, there should be something wrong with the Windows Installer package of iCloud. Any minor error may result in the problem, such as an unstable network during the installation process. Now, let’s get started to fix Windows Installer package with the following two methods.
When you receive the message that “There is a problem with this Windows Installer package” during iCloud installation on Windows 10 PC, the first thing you can try is to repair iCloud. Here is how to do it.
☞ Repair options from the Settings page
Step 1. Press the Windows Start button > Settings > Apps > Apps & features.
Step 2. Locate and select iCloud > Select the Advanced options under the name of iCloud > Select Repair on the page that opens if it’s available. If not, select Reset.
If repairing iCloud doesn’t solve the issue, you can also try to resolve it with the professional Microsoft Install and Uninstall troubleshooter for Windows. It can automatically solve install and uninstall issues and works with Windows 10, 8, and 7. Before trying this method, you have to make sure you have the latest Windows update installed.
Tips: Check whether your Windows 10 is the latest one in two ways.
❶ Type check for updates in the search box > Select Check for updates. If there is an available update, select Install now.
❷ Press Start button > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for Updates. Select Install now if it is available.
Step 1. Download the program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter > Double click Microsoft Program Install and Uninstall exe file from your download folder and install it.
Step 2. Click Next when a new screen pops up > Now it will start detecting the problems by itself. Just wait until it finishes.
Step 3. Select Uninstalling when asked “Are you have a problem installing or uninstalling a program?”
Step 4. Wait a few seconds until it detects the problem.
Step 5. Select iCloud > Click Next > Select Yes, try to uninstall and wait patiently to resolve your problem. When it tells you Troubleshooting has completed, it means your problem is fixed and you can close it.
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That’s all about how to fix Windows Installer package error. Actually, “There is a problem with the Windows Installer package” can happen in iCloud as well as other Apple apps, such as iTunes. If it happens in iTunes, you can also try the two methods we mentioned. If you have any other questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us or leave your comments.