MSI created in vs2010 works in server 2008 and not server2012

Hello Experts,
I created an MSI in vs 2010 that works fine in server 2008. That same msi fails on server 2012. There are no errors just a message in the event viewer and on the installer that the installation has stopped. 2008 is a 32 bit server 2012 is a 64 bit server.

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How are you running the msi and is the program your running compatible in 64bit?

bill_homeAuthor Commented:
Hello CT. I am just clicking on it. And it is compatible.
bill_homeAuthor Commented:
I am an administrator if that is what you are asking.
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I was asking are you running the msi by double clicking on it or using msiexec?

I recommend you run from command line with logging so you can see what is issue with installing.

Also if this is not an msi created with Microsoft msi packer you may need to use different switch for logging.

If it a wise package.


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bill_homeAuthor Commented:
Thanks CT,
I tried runnng msiexec with logging but got the same results and message.
Would you try running with a admin cmd again and see if same result. Also could you test on a windows 7 64bit machine?

bill_homeAuthor Commented:
Hello CT,

it does run on windows 7 32 bit. I don't have a 64 bit windows 7.

Question how fo you know it 64 bit compatible then?

Have you tested the installation on a 64 bit machine before trying to install on the server.

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