Error 997. Overlapped I/O operation is in progress: KB2918614 breaks Windows Installer Service

Certain MSI packages may fail with an error “Error 997. Overlapped I/O operation is in progress” As per the MSI log: MSI (s) (44:48) [15:07:21:799]: Determining source type MSI (s) (44:48) [15:07:21:799]: Source type from package ‘My_Package.msi’: 2 MSI (s) (44:48) [15:07:21:799]: SECREPAIR: Hash Database: C:\Windows\Installer\SourceHash{AC1B6088-A6FC-9CDA-ABF2-60530F5DA203} MSI (s) (44:48) [15:07:21:799]: Note: 1: 2262 2: SourceHash…


SQL Server 2008 setup fails with a Microsoft .NET Framework exception

Microsoft .NET Framework   Unhandled exception has occurred in your application. If you click Continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue. If you click Quit, the application will close immediately.   Configuration system failed to initialize.   – Error Details ============   See the end of this message for details on…

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Error 25003. Error occurred while initializing fusion

The Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 Setup may fail without any error message or the setup may crash during the install phase. You can find the below error message in the Setup log file (Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Setup_******_******-MSI_netfx_Core_*.msi.txt) under user temp folder(%temp%): MSI (s) (18:60) [15:39:53:968]: Executing op: CustomActionSchedule(Action=CA_InstallAssemblyDef.3643236F_FC70_11D3_A536_0090278A1BB8,ActionType=1025,Source=BinaryData,Target=InstallAssembly,CustomActionData=C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\;C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\ISymWrapper.dll;78168)    MSI (s) (18:00) [15:39:54:031]: Invoking remote…

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Issues with the installation of VC++ Redistributable packages. Error: The feature you are trying to use is in a network resource that is unavailable.

    We have seen few issues  with the installation of VC++ redistributables. You are always welcome to involve us for the installation issue. However, if this issue is part of another issue and you just want to fix it instead of waiting on us, you could follow the steps below and if the issue…

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Setup.exe is not a valid Win32 application

You would receive the below error message while running a ClickOnce bootstrapper created using Visual Studio 2012 on Windows XP systems.     Clickonce bootstrapper engine (setup.exe) that was shipped with Visual Studio 2012 is NOT compatible with any OS below Windows Vista.  So, the above error message is expected and by design. The reason…


MS11-100 : KB2656353 Error Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 — Internal Error 2705. Directory

The recent release of Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-100 KB2656353 might fail on Windows XP/Windows 2003 systems. The patch will fail with an error message: “Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 — Internal Error 2705. Directory” In fact, if you try to repair existing .Net Framework 1.1, you would receive the same error message: “Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1…


Unable to install “Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4”

  PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Unable to install “Microsoft Windows SDK 7.1 for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4” Symptoms: Snippets of Installation log File: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ [9/30/2011, 17:36:35] Equals evaluated to true [9/30/2011, 17:36:35] LessThan: evaluating [9/30/2011, 17:36:35]RegKeyValue: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\10.0\VC\VCRedist\x64\Bld contains ‘40219’ [9/30/2011, 17:36:35]all numeric characters – canonicalizing [9/30/2011, 17:36:35] LessThan evaluated to true [9/30/2011, 17:36:35] And evaluated…

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The Visual Studio 2010 Help-About dialog box and the Splash Screen shows Registered Username and Registered Organization as Microsoft.

While working on a setup issue found that not only the Help > About screen can be changed but the splash screen issue can also be resolved with few changes in registry   The Visual Studio 2010 Help-About dialog box and the Splash Screen show Registered Username and Registered Organization as Microsoft. This could cause…

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Installation of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 fails with error ‘The pipe is being closed’

ISSUE DESCRIPTION: Installation of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 fails with error ‘The pipe is being closed’ ENVIRONMENT: Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64) Windows 8 (x86 and x64) Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) Windows Server 2012 (x64) SYMPTOM: The Installation of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 fails with errors ‘The pipe is being closed’…

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An error occurred while signing: SignTool.exe not found

While publishing a ClickOnce application using Visual Studio 2010, it may fail with the following error message: Error 1 Cannot publish because a project failed to build.    Error 2 An error occurred while signing: SignTool.exe not found. Build output: Building WindowsFormsApplication… Error: Cannot publish because a project failed to build. The signtool.exe is located at…

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