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How to open .msi file extension?

File Type : Plugin file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .msi file extension?

.msi file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The files with the .MSI extension contain installation information for a particular installer, like files to be installed and the installation locations. These files may be used for Windows updates as well as third-party software installers.The contents of an MSI package can be extracted using a file decompression utility like 7-Zip.Important: .MSU files are used to install system updates in W indows Vista.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .msi files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Windows Installer
  • 7-Zip