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Windows MSI Error 2203 (similar to KB 888310)

Posted on 2010-09-24
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Hi,

Any ideas how to resolve this issue on Windows 2003 Standard SP2 ?  I've Googled and turned up with nothing.

Full error is :

Error 2203.Database:  <PATH_TO_MSI>. Cannot open database file.  System error -2147287035

This occcurs when I'm trying to run : msiexec /a  xyz.msi /p xyz.msp
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Question by:TwentyFourSeven
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by:Rich Weissler
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Google whispered to me:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2006/06/09/624546.aspx

Possible permission or antivirus problem?
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Razmus,

That will teach you not to listen to Google.

Solved the problem myself.

Missed a step :

 1/  msiexec /a  
2/  msiexec /a  xyz.msi /p xyz.msp
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