We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Installing Access 2007 runtime fails

BigDaveStafford
on
Medium Priority
171 Views
Last Modified: 2016-05-16
Have got a Access 2007 database which I have packaged and sent to a user who has administrator rights on a machine running Windows 2003.  There is no version of Access installed.

All of the installation routines appear to work fine: the files are copied, additional registry keys added, icons and shortcuts established, etc, etc, etc, EXCEPT the Access 2007 runtime.  That part of the installation routine responds with the extremely helpful dialog "Installation of Access Runtime failed".  

Write access to the relevant drives doesn't seem to be an issue.  Have retried several time with the same result.  Have also tried downloading the Access Runtime directly to the machine in question from the Microsoft site with also the same issue.

Question: will the access 2007 runtime actually install on a Windows 2003 machine?  or is there likely to be another issue somewhere.

Thanks in advance
Comment
Watch Question

Infotrakker Software
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2012
Top Expert 2014
Commented:
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
Unlock the solution to this question.
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Please provide your email to receive a sample view!

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.