You may receive the ESET error code MSI 1404 when trying to install the ESET antivirus software. This error usually occurs if the ESET antivirus software is installed already. If you are facing the error, you can download the ESET Installation Fixer to resolve the issue occurring on a Windows 10 computer.
Make sure to install the ESET Installation fixer using an administrative account.
Go to the official ESET website to download Installation Fixer.
Choose your region and navigate to the Support page of ESET.
Select the required operating system and version to download the ESET Installation Fixer.
If you are not sure of the OS version you are using, press the Windows and Q buttons together.
Type Control Panel in the Search section and go to the System and Security settings.
You can now see the version of your Windows operating system.
Go back to the ESET website and select the required link to download the tool.
If you are using the Windows 32-bit version, select the ‘Download ESET Installation Fixer (32-bit) link.
Press the Windows and R buttons together to launch the Run dialog box.
Type cmd in the Search section and hit the Enter key to fix ESET error code MSI 1404.
If you have not changed the default installation folder of the tool, type C:\Users\Owner\Desktop\ESETInstallationFixer_32.exe -fix MRL in the Command Prompt Window.
If you have the Windows 64-bit version, download ESETInstallationFixer_64.exe.
Make sure to remove the previously installed ESET registry files from your computer.
Type C:\Users\Owner\Desktop\ESETInstallationFixer_64.exe -fix MRL -b in the Command Prompt window and tap Enter.
Now, remove the registry entries from the following locations.
Type C:\Users\Owner\Desktop\ESETInstallationFixer_64.exe -fix MMR and tap the Enter key.
Now, ESET Installation Fixer will restore all the required Windows Installer Registry keys.
You can now use the ESET antivirus software on your computer without ESET error code MSI 1404.