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Windows Installer Error Messages Part 1

Windows Installer errors have an error code of 1000 or greater. The error codes numbered 1000 to 1999 are ship errors and must be authored into the Error table or http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa368554%28VS.85%29.aspx. The error codes numbered greater than 2000 are internal … Continue reading

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Windows Installer Error Messages Part 2

Continue Message Code Message Remarks 2101 Shortcuts not supported by the operating system.   2102 Invalid .ini action: [2]   2103 Could not resolve path for shell folder [2].   2104 Writing .ini file: [3]: System error: [2].   2105 … Continue reading

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Windows Installer Error Codes

These error codes are returned by the Windows Installer functions MsiExec.exe and InstMsi.exe. Note that any error in Winerror.h (such as ERROR_INVALID_DATA, included here) can be returned as well. Note  The error codes ERROR_SUCCESS, ERROR_SUCCESS_REBOOT_INITIATED, and ERROR_SUCCESS_REBOOT_REQUIRED are indicative of … Continue reading

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