Setup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close

While trying to run the .Net Framework 3.5/2.0 setup on a Windows 2003 x86 system, it just crashes immedaitely with the following error message: “Setup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close” I launched the setup.exe in the debugger (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463009) and took a crash dump (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/286350). You can also run the following command: cscript…

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The installation source for this product is not available. Verify that the source exists and that you can access it.

While trying to install software updates, perform software uninstalls or repair actions on some or all application that are installed on the computer. An error similar to the following may be reported to the user: “The installation source for this product is not available.  Verify that the source exists and that you can access it.”…

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“This setup is not supported on 64-bit versions of Windows XP”

.Net Framework 1.1 installation fails with an error message “Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 — This setup is not supported on 64-bit versions of Windows XP” on a Windows 2003 x64 system. After reviewing the Msi log, I found that it fails while executing the custom action LaunchConditions.   Action start 01:03:54: LaunchConditions. Info 2898.Tahoma08, MS…

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"This advertised application will not be installed because it might be unsafe. Contact your administrator to change the installation user interface option of the package to basic."

In this scenario you may receive an error "This advertised application will not be installed because it might be unsafe. Contact your administrator to change the installation user interface option of the package to basic" during install/uninstall of a Windows Installer package. First we need to get a list of each product that Windows Installer…

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We might receive an error “SL****.tmp has stopped working" while installing .Net Framework 1.1 SP1 (NDP1.1sp1-KB867460-X86.exe)

In this scenario we receive an error “SL****.tmp has stopped working" and it crashes while installing .Net Framework 1.1 SP1 (NDP1.1sp1-KB867460-X86.exe), however, if we extract the patch using /XP (S867460.msp) and try installing, it installs fine. Since .Net Framework 1.1 SP1 crashes, I launched SP1 (NDP1.1sp1-KB867460-X86.exe) in the debugger http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/devtools/debugging/installx86.Mspx) and took a crash dump…

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How to create a slipstream package for .Net Framework 1.1 and SP1

Please follow the steps indicated below: <"C:\EXE" dir has dotnetfx.exe and SP1 (NDP1.1sp1-KB867460-X86.exe) package. "C:\EXE\MSI" dir will have the extracted netfx.msi and "C:\EXE\ADMIN" dir will be the target flat>           (a) Extract the NDP runtime MSI – {dotnetfx /c /t:<some directory>}         ——————————————————————————————-                C:\EXE>dotnetfx /C /T:"C:\EXE\MSI\"         ——————————————————————————————-           (b) Run the admin installation…

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How to change the size of ClickOnce cache and how roll back occurs in ClickOnce

ClickOnce applications that are hosted online are restricted in the amount of space they can occupy by a quota that constrains the size of the ClickOnce cache. The cache size applies to the entire user’s online applications; a single partially-trusted, online application is limited to occupying half of the quota space. Installed applications are not…

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After successfully publishing a ClickOnce application, when you try to install the application you receive an XML page on the browser window as IE opens the Application Manifest

In this scenario we receive an XML page when we click on the “Install” button for the ClickOnce application. The web server hosting the ClickOnce application must have the .Net Framework 2.0 installed, and IIS should be configured to use it. The .Net Framework 2.0 adds a new tab to the Web Site Properties named…

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While clicking on “Calculate Permissions” button after including “WebPermission” for a partial trust application, prompts a message box “This application requires full trust to run correctly. Would you like to set this as a full trust application?”

I created a windows application and added a .net web service reference. Under partial trust application if we click on “Calculate Permissions” button after including webpermission, it prompts with a message box "This application requires full trust to run correctly. Would you like to set this as a full trust application?"   By default, an…

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.NET Framework 3.5 OR .Net Framework 3.0 Setup might fail while installing WCF components

The following steps could be tried to diagnose the problem: Please verify that .Net Framework 2.0 is installed properly. You might want to start with .NET Framework setup verification tool. The .NET Framework setup verification tool is available for download at the following location: http://cid-27e6a35d1a492af7.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Blog%7C_Tools/netfx%7C_setupverifier%7C_new.zip Step-1 ——– You can try the following steps to locate…

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