Windows Installer Windows Resource Protection

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Windows Resource Protection (WRP) helps protect your operating system by preventing the replacement of essential system files, folders, and registry keys that are installed as part of Windows. Protecting these resources helps prevent application and operating system failures.


Event ID Source Message



Product: %1. The application tried to install a more recent version of the protected Windows file %2. You may need to update your operating system for this application to work correctly. (Package Version: %3, Operating System Protected Version: %4)

Windows Installer

Windows Installer Service