Garmin Express Fails to Install or Update on a Windows Computer

Sometimes, you might face obstacles while installing or updating Garmin Express on Windows 10. Follow the below-given steps in order to fix this garmin express windows error issue.  

Troubleshooting Steps 

  • Unable To Connect To Background Services 

  • Uninstall Garmin Express 
    • Firstly, press the Windows and R key altogether from your keyboard.
    • Thereafter, type “control panel” in the respective field. 
    • After that, click on the “Ok” tab.
    • Subsequently, click on the “Uninstall a program” from the programs section. 
    • Then, right-click on the “Garmin Express” folder. 
    • Finally, click on the “Uninstall” option.

Garmin Express Fails to Install Windows Computer

  • Afterwards, restart your computer.
  • Reinstall Garmin Express 
    • Visit on the Garmin Express webpage.
    • Thereafter, click on the downloading option according to your operating system.
    • Now, run the downloaded setup file of Garmin Express
    • Read the terms and conditions and checkmark the “I agree” option. 
    • Click on the “Install” option.
    • Then, click on the “Launch Garmin Express”.
    • Finally, click on “Get Started”  to begin using Garmin Express. 

.msi File Not Found While Updating Garmin Express

  • First of all, go to the support page of Microsoft Office and click the download button for Microsoft Troubleshooter.
  • Thereafter, click “Run” in Internet Explorer.
  • Read the terms and conditions of the license agreement. Then, click the “Accept” tab.
  • After that uninstall Garmin Express using the above-mentioned procedure. 
  • Then, follow the instructions to select and uninstall the particular application. 
    • While uninstalling Garmin Express choose:
      • Garmin Express
      • Garmin Express Tray
      • Elevated Installer
      • Garmin Update Services
      • Ant Driver Installer X 64
    • Now, when the application displays Troubleshooting Complete, close the application.
    • Then, this program need to be run again for each item on the list to be uninstalled. 

Garmin Express Is Not Compatible With Your Operating System  

You must check whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements. 

Thereafter, make sure that the compatibility mode is disabled on the Windows computer.

    • Firstly, go to your downloads folder. 
    • Then, double-click on the “Garmin Express Installer” file.
    • After that, select “Properties”.
    • Next, click on the “compatibility” tab.
    • Now, click on the “change settings for all users” tab at the bottom of the page.
    • Make sure that all the boxes are unchecked.
    • Finally, click on “Ok”.

You must use your personal computer while installing and updating Garmin express on your device.

  • Thereafter, restart your system and try again later. 
  • Verify that your computer should meet the system requirements to install and update Garmin Express. 
  • If the installer will not launch, check it is not blocked by Windows. 
    • First of all, right-click on the downloaded Garmin Express Installer file. 
    • Thereafter, click on the “Properties” option.
    • Then, click on the Unblock button from the bottom of the page. 
    • Finally, click on “Ok”.

 You Can Only Install Garmin Express From Windows Store 
If your computer is set to only allow installation of programs from the Windows store. You need to change the app settings to purchase the application from Garmin official website.  

Note: this process may vary as per your operating system. For Windows 10, follow the given steps:

  • Firstly, click on the “Start” button.
  • Thereafter, click on the “Settings” tab.
  • After that, click on the “Apps and Features” tab.
  • Then, under the “Installing Apps” section, click the drop-down menu box. 
  • Here, select “Allow apps from anywhere”.

Now, your computer will be set to allow the installation of the program from any source. 

  • End any Microsoft Installer Processes In Task Manager

  • Press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc key altogether from your keyboard.
  • Next, if prompted to allow Task Manager to make changes to your computer, click on “Yes”. 
  • Thereafter, click on the processes tab from the very top of the page.
  • After that, end any processes named “msiexec.exe”. For that, you have to click on the “End Processes” tab at the bottom of the page.

Hence, this completes the solutions to fix the Garmin Express Windows Error while installing and updating.