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When I try to install Xenapps 6.5 onto a windows 2008 r2 server it fails - the system comes up with an error about forcing a reboot. When I look at the installation error log I see these:

ExitCode.Reason = "Installation of Prerequisite_IIS failed."
XenApp Server\w2k8x64\mps.msi' failed with error code 1601
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1. Make sure you have installed prerequisites before installing Xenapp6.5. Did you select all the roles and install IIS?

2. See the sytem requirements:

http://support.citrix.com/proddocs/topic/xenapp65-w2k8/ps-system-requirements-w2k8-xa65.html

3. If the installation still fails after the prequisities are installed then download a new copy, make sure you have all the files. I had similar problem installing 6.5 later i found that one was missing. If you are downloading it as ISO, then mount it as some times extraction may miss some files.

4. Also try from a fresh copy of Windows 2008R2
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I ended up creating a new virtual windows 2008 server - installed fine. Thanks
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