Couple of days ago I started getting - error 1608: Unable to create InstallDriver instance, Return code: -2147221164. Windows update reinstalled windows installer 3.1, I restarted the computer when it asked me to, but I'm still haveng trouble installing certain things. If anyone has any ideas will be much appreciated. Thanks.
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A genuine 1608 error in Windows Installer relates to a ERROR_UNKNOWN_PROPERTY.

So, the error you are seeing is probably not related to Windows Installer, but to InstallShields Installer engine. This is most probably because you need to re/install the InstallShield InstallScript driver.
Answered 04/10/2006 by: brenthunter2005
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Thanks for the info, but where do I get the InstallShield InstallScript driver from to reinstall it, sorry probably sounds a bit noobish. Thanks again.
Answered 04/10/2006 by: bobcel
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Here is the main article to start you off: http://support.installshield.com/kb/view.asp?articleid=Q107052

This site has all the links to the different ISScript engines: http://consumer.installshield.com/kb.asp?id=Q108322
Answered 04/10/2006 by: brenthunter2005
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