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When I run an *.msi file on Windows Server 2008? I keep getting this error.

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closed as off topic by Hyppy, RobM, mailq, HopelessN00b, mulaz Sep 26 '12 at 15:54

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Unzip the file to somewhere like your desktop first. Things like a virus scanner blocking applications from running in your AppData, UAC, and necessary files in the .zip archive cna all contribute.

Error 3 is likely from the application itself. MSIExec error codes are listed here:

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