Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win


error when installing exchange 2003: 0xC00703E6

Posted on 2006-06-18
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Can anyone please help. I am a bit desparate. I keep geeting the following
error message whenever trying to installing exchange 2003.  My current windows partition size is around 200gb. Thanks in advance.

Setup failed while installing sub-component Information Store Service with
error code 0xC00703E6 (please consult the installation logs for a detailed

In the installation log the following message is listed:

[15:56:15]  CInsParser::ScProcessLine
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15] Processing file 'd:\setup\i386\exchange\mdb_reg.ins', at or near
line 1095 (RegisterDLL:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft
Shared\CDO\CDOEX.DLL) -- ID:31111 -- CInsParser::ScProcessLine
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15] Registry file name: 'd:\setup\i386\exchange\mdb_reg.ins'
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15] Filename = 'd:\setup\i386\exchange\mdb_reg'
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15]  CAtomBaseMDB::ScAddRegistryKeys
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15] Leaving CAtomBaseMDB::ScAddRegistryKeys
[15:56:15]  CBaseAtom::ScAdd
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15] Service = 'MSExchangeIS' CBaseServiceAtom::ScAdd
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
[15:56:15] Leaving CBaseServiceAtom(Information Store Service)::ScAdd
[15:56:15] mode = 'Install' (61953) CBaseAtom::ScSetup
           Error code 0XC00703E6 (998): Invalid access to memory location.
Question by:denz_1
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

amaheshwari earned 672 total points
ID: 16931538
Looks like there is some issue with installation cd.Do you have another copy of exchange CD and then try with that.
Copy the contents of cd to harddisk and then run the exchange setup.

Assisted Solution

Amitspeedstar earned 664 total points
ID: 16932222

Try the following article from technet .It addresses the memory issues with exchange 2003.



Assisted Solution

abhi_ak earned 664 total points
ID: 16936439
90% of such issues with error code 0xC00703E6 are due to a bad media. please try changing your media..

Abhijeet Kulkarni

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

How to deal with a specific error when using the Enable-RemoteMailbox cmdlet to create a mailbox in the cloud-based service, for an existing user in an on-premises Active Directory.
This month, Experts Exchange sat down with resident SQL expert, Jim Horn, for an in-depth look into the makings of a successful career in SQL.
In this video we show how to create an Address List in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Organization >> Ad…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

604 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