Error "Installation package could not be opened" when tried to install Age of Empires 3

Original title: installation package could not be opened

Due to problems with Age of Empires 1, 2 and 3, I recently uninstalled using Advanced Uninstaller. I then reinstalled AOE 1 and 2 but when I tried to install AOE 3 I got the message "the installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package exists and that you can access it. \Age of Empires III.msi"

I assumed that the installation disc (which must be loaded when reading) was struck and he was polite. The warning message still appears. I'm afraid I might have deleted something that I should not have when you uninstall the game. Any suggestions?

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Hi kafka001,
 
Try these steps and check the result.
Step 1: Copy the game on the hard drive and install the game as administrator
a. copy the contents of the CD game on a new foler hard disk.
b. right-click on the game configuration file and click "Run as Administrator"
c. follow the instructions in the wizard to install the game successfully.
 
Step 2: Delete the contents of the temporary folder in Windows
a. Click Start, type % temp % in the start search box and press ENTER.
b. in the Organize menu, click Select all.
c. in the Organize menu, click on delete.
d. click Yes.
 
Step 3: If the problem persists, try to install the game in a different folder or to a different drive
a. start game installation.
Note: Do not click on quick installation during installation.
b. follow the setting menus until you see the button change.
c. click on change.
d. in the path box, delete the existing path, and then type the following text:
: \Program Files\Microsoft Games\game name
In this example, is the drive letter of the hard disk and the name of the game is the name of the game you are trying to install.
e. click OK when finished.
f. follow the instructions that appear on the screen to install the game.
 
For more troubleshooting, see this article
 
Visit our Microsoft answers feedback Forum and let us know what you think.

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