.Net Framework 3.0 - Installation Problem

Posted on 2008-11-10
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Hi all,

I'm trying to install .Net Framework 3.0 but can't succeed because of some error. I'm attaching the Error log here. I'm using Windows Server 2003 SP2 and have already installed .Net Framework 2.0. Guide me please to solve the problem.

[11/10/08,14:45:46] XPSEPSC x86 Installer: [2] Error code 1603 for this component means "Fatal error during installation.


[11/10/08,14:45:46] XPSEPSC x86 Installer: [2] Setup Failed on component XPSEPSC x86 Installer

[11/11/08,00:33:03] Windows Communication Foundation: [2] Error: Installation failed for component Windows Communication Foundation. MSI returned error code 1603

[11/11/08,00:33:15] WapUI: [2] DepCheck indicates Windows Communication Foundation is not installed.

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Question by:z-08

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    Try installing .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (just released 11/18/2008) from

    I experienced a lot of problems installing 3.0 SP1 and 3.5 on a box before finding SP1 and it worked fine.  3.5 also installs/updates 2.0 and 3.0 as well.

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