Download and Repair InstallerService.exe Issues

Last Updated: 11/30/2023
[Time to Read Article: 5 minutes]

InstallerService.exe uses the EXE file extension, which is more specifically known as a Windows Executable file. It is classified as a Win32 EXE (Windows Executable) file, created for Nokia Suite 3.8.48 by Nokia.

The initial introduction of InstallerService.exe released in Nokia Suite 3.8.48 was for Windows 10 on 03/26/2014. According to our records, this release is the only version of this file offered by Nokia.

This article discusses complete file details, EXE file troubleshooting instructions for problems with InstallerService.exe, and a comprehensive set of free downloads for every file version that has been catalogued by our team.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: InstallerService.exe
File Extension: EXE file extension
File Type: Executable Application
Description: Windows Executable
MIME Type: application/octet-stream
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Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Nokia Suite 3.8.48
Developer: Nokia
Software: Nokia Suite
Software Version: 3.8.48
File Details
Entry Point: 0x394f
Code Size: 38912

What are InstallerService.exe Error Messages?

InstallerService.exe Runtime Errors

Runtime errors are Nokia Suite errors that occur during "runtime". Runtime is pretty self-explanatory; it means that these EXE errors are triggered when InstallerService.exe is attempted to be loaded either when Nokia Suite is starting up, or in some cases already running. Runtime errors are the most common form of EXE error you will encounter using Nokia Suite.

In most cases, InstallerService.exe runtime errors occurring while the program is running will result in the program terminating abnormally. Most of these InstallerService.exe error messages mean that Nokia Suite was either unable to locate this file on startup, or the file is corrupt, resulting in a prematurely-aborted startup process. Generally, Nokia Suite will be unable to start without resolving these errors.

Some of the most common InstallerService.exe errors include:

  • InstallerService.exe - Bad Image.
  • InstallerService.exe Application Error.
  • InstallerService.exe could not be found.
  • InstallerService.exe could not be installed.
  • InstallerService.exe could not be launched. Class not registered.
  • InstallerService.exe could not be started.
  • InstallerService.exe failed to initialize properly.
  • InstallerService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
  • InstallerService.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
  • InstallerService.exe is not running.
  • Cannot find InstallerService.exe.
  • Error starting program: InstallerService.exe.
  • Faulting Application Path: InstallerService.exe.
  • The file InstallerService.exe is missing or corrupt.
  • Windows failed to start - InstallerService.exe.
System Error

The program can’t start because InstallerService.exe is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

Finding the source of the InstallerService.exe error is key to properly resolving these errors. Although most of these EXE errors affecting InstallerService.exe will happen during startup, occasionally you will encounter a runtime error while using Nokia Suite 3.8.48. This can occur due to poor programming on behalf of Nokia, conflicts with other software or 3rd-party plug-ins, or caused by damaged and outdated hardware. Also, these types of InstallerService.exe errors can occur if it has been accidentally moved, deleted, or corrupted by a malware infection. Thus, it's critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix InstallerService.exe Errors in 3 Steps (Time to complete: ~5-15 minutes)

If you're encountering one of the error messages above, follow these troubleshooting steps to resolve your InstallerService.exe issue. These troubleshooting steps are listed in the recommended order of execution.

Step 1: Restore your PC back to the latest restore point, "snapshot", or backup image before error occurred.

To begin System Restore (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. When you see the search box, type "System Restore" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click System Restore.
  4. Please enter the administrator password (if applicable / prompted).
  5. Follow the steps in the System Restore Wizard to choose a relevant restore point.
  6. Restore your computer to that backup image.

If the Step 1 fails to resolve the InstallerService.exe error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Nokia Suite (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Nokia Suite software.

You can uninstall Nokia Suite software by following these instructions (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10):

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Uninstall" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the search results, find and click "Add or Remove Programs"
  4. Find the entry for Nokia Suite 3.8.48 and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Nokia Suite software.

If this Step 2 fails as well, please proceed to the Step 3 below.

Nokia Suite 3.8.48


Step 3: Perform a Windows Update.

When the first two steps haven't solved your issue, it might be a good idea to run Windows Update. Many InstallerService.exe error messages that are encountered can be contributed to an outdated Windows Operating System. To run Windows Update, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Hit the Windows Start button
  2. In the search box, type "Update" and press "ENTER".
  3. In the Windows Update dialog box, click "Check for Updates" (or similar button depending on your Windows version)
  4. If updates are available for download, click "Install Updates".
  5. After the update is completed, restart your PC.

If Windows Update failed to resolve the InstallerService.exe error message, please proceed to next step. Please note that this final step is recommended for advanced PC users only.

If Those Steps Fail: Download and Replace Your InstallerService.exe File (Caution: Advanced)

If none of the previous three troubleshooting steps have resolved your issue, you can try a more aggressive approach (Note: Not recommended for amateur PC users) by downloading and replacing your appropriate InstallerService.exe file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free InstallerService.exe files for every applicable version of Nokia Suite. Please follow the steps below to download and properly replace you file:

  1. Locate your Windows operating system version in the list of below "Download InstallerService.exe Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Nokia Suite folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\ProgramData\NokiaInstallerCache\ProductCache\{D5878294-C113-43c5-A24F-FC333C52015A}\{EDB188F5-D8E8-42EE-89E0-F212DA48CB81}\Installer\
  4. Restart your computer.

If this final step has failed and you're still encountering the error, you're only remaining option is to do a clean installation of Windows 10.

GEEK TIP : We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve InstallerService.exe problems. To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. If you are not currently backing up your data, you need to do so immediately.

Download InstallerService.exe Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying InstallerService.exe to your appropriate Windows system directory. Nokia typically does not release Nokia Suite EXE files for download because they are bundled together inside of a software installer. The installer's task is to ensure that all correct verifications have been made before installing and placing InstallerService.exe and all other EXE files for Nokia Suite. An incorrectly installed EXE file may create system instability and could cause your program or operating system to stop functioning altogether. Proceed with caution.

Windows 10

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setupact.log Log Nokia Suite 3.8.48 153652 C:\Windows\Logs\DPX\
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SA.DAT Game Data Nokia PC Suite 6 C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\ Log Nokia Software Updater 3.0.655 731234 C:\Windows\inf\
WmiApRpl.ini Windows Initialization Nokia PC Suite 29736 C:\Windows\inf\WmiApRpl\0009\


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