Problems installing Altiris SVS under Vista
Posted on 2007-11-21
I try to install the Altiris SVS 2.1 virtualisation package (with free key for individuals & private use) under the Vista operationgsystem of my brandnew computer.
After supplying the registration key, and the click of "next" I get the error:
Installation ended prematurely because of an error
Searching on the internet, on the Juice forum and other places, the common idea is that there is a problem with the "next" button in the visual basic of the Wise package that unpacks and setups the software. The solutions that are proposed are to register manually a certain dll "vbscript.dll" with regsvr32.exe , and the problem should be solved.
Not in my case. The operating system said that the dll was well registered. I rebooted the system, but the problem stayed.
Can anyone help??
Suggestion (I am new to Vista).:
A few problems with installing programs were solved with running the program "as administrator". Right click on the programname and choose "run as administrator".
Although my userID has full administrator rights, this seems to be important. But because the Altiris installation is done with an msi-file, I don't have the option to run this as an administrator....