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SharePoint 2007 sp1 installation error

Posted on 2013-02-06
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hi,

When i try to install SharePoint 2007  SP1  this error appear to me:

“The detection failed, this can be due to a corrupted installation database”

i have database 2005 and SharePoint server 2007 installed in the same server

your respond highly appreciated

regards
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Dear Alfa,

This problem is caused due to the installation files in the "C:\Windows\Installer" folder were deleted. These files are required to install updates. Maybe you should check these threads, I think it’s helpful and enlightening to you:
 
http://moss2007.kbnk.info/Patching/solved-the-detection-failed-this-can-be-due-to-a-corrupted-installation-database.html
 
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sharepointadmin/thread/cfa66cd3-2aa2-44ee-9393-ffae41d4f70c,
 
you can try the method which was posted by Doug, many users said that the method works, perhaps you can solve this issue by it.


Enjoy!!!....
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