Error 2738- "The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package." when installing the Epic Games launcher.
This error message is typically caused by a conflict with McAfee products that have not been cleanly uninstalled. If you receive this error, please try the following steps:
- First, try the steps here. If none of those work, proceed to the next step.
- Download and run MCPR.exe. This is a tool from the McAfee support site that completely removes their products from your computer.
- Download and run MicrosoftFixit50842.msi. You can find more information about this tool and what it does at this page on the Microsoft support site.
- Reboot and attempt to install the launcher again.