Event ID 1005 — Windows Installer System Restart

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Windows Installer can determine when a restart of the computer is necessary and automatically prompt the user to restart it immediately after an application has been installed. This usually occurs if the installer needs to replace any files that are in use during the installation.

Event Details

Product: Windows Installer - Unicode
ID: 1005
Source: MsiInstaller
Version: 4.0
Message: The Windows Installer initiated a system restart to complete or continue the configuration of '%1'.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Windows Installer System Restart

Windows Installer Service