Solved

Setup and deployment errors

Posted on 2001-07-05
10
395 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I have written a MapX program in VB6 on an NT workstation (Mapinfo solutions language).  

The application was packaged and deployed using the VB package and deployment wizard.  The application installs and runs in Windows 95, 98 (Edition 1) NT and 2000.  The problem occurs when I tried to install onto a 98 Edition 2 machine.  The machine was a new machine, and I encountered the following errors:

"Cannot start main setup program! (CreateProcess() returned error code 0x000000C1H)"


Then when you press ok it says
"Setup will now start the application removal utility to remove temporary installation files"

Press ok again and another error occurs:
"Error attempting to run the application removal program to remove temporary installation files"

Does anyone have any solutions to the problem.  I have tried to get an anser from Mapinfo, but it is not a MapX problem.

Thank's in anticipation.
0
Comment
Question by:polobear
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • +1
10 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Inteqam
ID: 6255149
did you try on more than one machine ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:polobear
ID: 6255156
Yes we tried on 4 different Windows 98 Edition 2 machines, some older than others in terms of hardware!
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Inteqam
ID: 6255163
actually i am thinking in security and authorization wise, do you have the permission to install on the machines, and do they have enough hard disk space.
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 

Author Comment

by:polobear
ID: 6255175
Yes there was plenty of hard disk space (3 Gb for a 60mb program), and there was no requirement for permissions as it is a windows 98 machine.  I sucessfully installed the other software that it compliments, it is just that packaged with VB that has the problem.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Inteqam
ID: 6255188
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Inteqam earned 300 total points
ID: 6255203
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Dave_Greene
ID: 6255845
Not positive but I think this is caused by the deployment machine not having a Temp directory specified.  try creating a directory "C:\Temp" and run the install again.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Dave_Greene
ID: 6296169
What's the word on this?
0
 

Author Comment

by:polobear
ID: 6297152
I have checked with the users, and there is both a temp directory in the windows, C and D drives of the machine.  The error still comes up, which is annoying~!
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 7148100
Hi polobear,
It appears that you have forgotten this question. I will ask Community Support to close it unless you finalize it within 7 days. I will ask a Community Support Moderator to:

    Accept Inteqam's comment(s) as an answer.

polobear, if you think your question was not answered at all or if you need help, just post a new comment here; Community Support will help you.  DO NOT accept this comment as an answer.

EXPERTS: If you disagree with that recommendation, please post an explanatory comment.
==========
DanRollins -- EE database cleanup volunteer
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack!

The average business loses $13.5M per year to ineffective training (per 1,000 employees). Keep ahead of the competition and combine in-person quality with online cost and flexibility by training with Linux Academy.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Article by: Martin
Here are a few simple, working, games that you can use as-is or as the basis for your own games. Tic-Tac-Toe This is one of the simplest of all games.   The game allows for a choice of who goes first and keeps track of the number of wins for…
You can of course define an array to hold data that is of a particular type like an array of Strings to hold customer names or an array of Doubles to hold customer sales, but what do you do if you want to coordinate that data? This article describes…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question