Thursday, December 30, 2010

Administrator has Set Policies to prevent this installation

"Administrator has set policies to prevent this installation"



This kind of  error you will get , when you are installing .msi file,
and the installation will be cancelled. It may be on XP,Windows Server,Vista,Windows 7
To rectify this error you need to install a HotFix by micrsoft.
go to the below location and download the HotFix and install it , after installing it Reboot the system , it MANDATORY

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925336

and now install your .msi file.  It will work like Charm

any issue post here

Regards
Raju Gunnal

7 comments:

  1. Iam facing the same issue witdows 2000 server. the artile which you have posted is only for Win2003 and above. please help

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  2. Dinesh,
    If you are using Windows 2000, i can suggest you to use this link
    Download it and try to run your tool

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/893803

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  3. I was facing the same problem with windows 2007 but this article helped me a lot. I got the my mistake. Now it is working fine.

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  4. At the posted link to Microsoft it says that this does not apply to Windows XP. Where can I find the solution for Windows XP sp2?

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  5. Where can i find solution for Win 7? Your link is for Win server 2003 only.

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  6. Win 7 and XP i will post it soon.

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