Joseph Michael Pesch
VP Programming

MSI Installation Error: The installer was interrupted before <product> could be installed

by 8. November 2010 21:23

Issue: When you run the msi, you get an error 'The installer was interrupted before <product> could be installed.  You need to restart the installer to try again'. 


In order to install a web setup project on Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7, you need to install the IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility role service.


To install the IIS 6.0 Management Compatibility Components by using the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager

1.     Click Start, click Administrative Tools and then Server Manager.

2.     In the left navigation pane, expand Roles, and then right-click Web Server (IIS) and select Add Role Services.

3.     On the Select Role Services pane, scroll down to IIS 6 Management Compatibility.

4.     Select the check boxes for IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and IIS 6 Management Console.

5.     Click Next from the Select Role Services pane, and then click Install at the Confirm Installations Selections pane.

6.     Click Close to leave the Add Role Services wizard.



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