How to Repair BR16.msi (Free Download)

Last Updated: 07/05/2023
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BR16.msi uses the MSI file extension, which is more specifically known as a Microsoft Windows Installer Package file. It is classified as a FPX (Microsoft Windows Installer Package) file, created for Paragon Backup & Recovery by Paragon Software Group.

The first release in the Windows 10 Operating System for BR16.msi was on 06/30/2017 inside Paragon Backup & Recovery This file marks the latest update from Paragon Software Group, according to our records.

Below, you find comprehensive file information, instructions for simple MSI file troubleshooting, and list of free BR16.msi downloads for each available file version.

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File Overview

General Information
File Name: BR16.msi
File Extension: MSI file extension
File Type: Installer
Description: Microsoft Windows Installer Package
MIME Type: image/vnd.fpx
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Developer and Software Information
Software Program: Paragon Backup & Recovery
Developer: Paragon Software Group
Software: Paragon Backup & Recovery
Software Version:
File Details
File Size (Bytes): 38203392
Oldest File Date: 11/12/2019
Latest File Date: 11/12/2019

What are BR16.msi Error Messages?

General BR16.msi Runtime Errors

BR16.msi file errors often occur during the install phase of Paragon Backup & Recovery, but can also occur while the program is running. These types MSI errors are also known as “runtime errors” because they occur while Paragon Backup & Recovery is running. Here are some of the most common BR16.msi runtime errors:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

Runtime Error!

Program: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0C1628E2-3E6C-4C51-942A-FB5B2D5F5285}v10.2.1.1326\BR16.msi

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

Most MSI errors are due to missing or corrupt files. Your BR16.msi file could be missing due to accidental deletion, uninstalled as a shared file of another program (shared with Paragon Backup & Recovery), or deleted by a malware infection. Furthermore, BR16.msi file corruption could be caused from a power outage when loading Paragon Backup & Recovery, system crash while loading or saving BR16.msi, bad sectors on your storage media (usually your primary hard drive), or malware infection. Thus, it’s critical to make sure your anti-virus is kept up-to-date and scanning regularly.

How to Fix BR16.msi 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 BR16.msi 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 BR16.msi error, please proceed to the Step 2 below.

Step 2: If recently installed Paragon Backup & Recovery (or related software), uninstall then try reinstalling Paragon Backup & Recovery software.

You can uninstall Paragon Backup & Recovery 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 Paragon Backup & Recovery and click "Uninstall"
  5. Follow the prompts for uninstallation.

After the software has been fully uninstalled, restart your PC and reinstall Paragon Backup & Recovery software.

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

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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 BR16.msi 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 BR16.msi 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 BR16.msi 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 BR16.msi file version. We maintain a comprehensive database of 100% malware-free BR16.msi files for every applicable version of Paragon Backup & Recovery. 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 BR16.msi Files".
  2. Click the appropriate "Download Now" button and download your Windows file version.
  3. Copy this file to the appropriate Paragon Backup & Recovery folder location:
    Windows 10: C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0C1628E2-3E6C-4C51-942A-FB5B2D5F5285}v10.2.1.1326\
  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 BR16.msi 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 BR16.msi Files (Malware-Tested 100% Clean)

CAUTION : We strongly advise against downloading and copying BR16.msi to your appropriate Windows system directory. Paragon Software Group typically does not release Paragon Backup & Recovery MSI 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 BR16.msi and all other MSI files for Paragon Backup & Recovery. An incorrectly installed MSI 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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BR16.msi Microsoft Windows Installer Package Paragon Backup & Recovery 38203392 C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{0C1628E2-3E6C-4C5...
UIM.msi Microsoft Windows Installer Package Paragon Backup & Recovery 11976704 C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{56EECD69-F428-41C...
vc_runtimeAdditional_x... Microsoft Windows Installer Package Paragon Backup & Recovery 143360 C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{BC958BD2-5DAC-386...

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