The InstallShield engine (iKernel.exe) could not be launched

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I am not able to feed games or any opposite programs on my computer. I always receive this incorrectness codes:

  • InstallShield Error (ikernel.exe) Error Code:-5009: 0x80040154:


Error Code:   -5009 : 0x80040154

Error Information:

>CtorObjectWrapper.cpp (396)

>KernelComponent.cpp (1161)

>KernelCABFile.cpp (384)

>SetupDLLSetupDLL.cpp (1694)

PAPP: FW LiveUpdate


PGUID: 11F5D779-7BD9-465A-BBC4-10701386BCB9


@Windows XP Service Pack 3 (2600) BT_OTHER 0.0

Or sometimes this one.


The InstallShield engine (iKernel.exe) could not be launched.

No specified program subsidized. I googled and tried every solution that I can use but sadly they all failed. I tried deleting the Installshield folder, causative the DCOM server rule and etc. but nothing well happened.

What should I do? Kindly help please.

Answered By 0 points N/A #91425

The InstallShield engine (iKernel.exe) could not be launched


It must have been the corrupted file in your windows.

  1. You can try installing an antivirus to completely check your system.
  2. Download all the latest updates.
  3. There are few methods with which you can get the ikernel.exe file again.
  4. You can go to program files folder and then go to common files, install shield and delete the engine folder.
  5. Restart the computer again and the folder will be created again.
  6. You can also try to download the ikernel.exe file from the internet.
  7. I am giving you a link that has the complete resolution to this problem. Go to this link.
  8. It will have a complete guide and different solutions that you can try.
  9. You can also try error repair from this link.

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