VS.Net 2005 SP1, Windows Server 2003 and Large Patches


Today I have been having fun installing Visual Studio 2005 SP1 on my Windows Server 2003 SP2 machine.  It seems that after waiting a good hour or so of it extracting, verifying and lots of other things ending in -ing, it failed.


The time is bad enough thouh not without good reason as Heath Stewart explains.


This is not an issue with the Service Pack but a known issue with installing large patches on Windows Server 2003, a fix for which is available here.  Note this is only for W2K3 and then only for large patches that throw the "Digital Signature" error.


Jason

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