MSI returned error code 1603 RRS feed

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  • hey,

    When I want to install VS 2010 , it's message me with this error:

    Microsoft Visual Studio Macro Tools: [2] WARNING! Setup Failed for optional component Microsoft Visual Studio Macro Tools. MSI returned error code 1603

    but I installed .net framework 4.5, my windows is 32bit and at the first I had latest microsoft updates but after mis-installing, I decided to Uninstall all updates and try again, ofcource I didn't success to install VS at this case too. plz help me. thanks alot

    Monday, October 8, 2012 11:11 AM

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  • Please provide complete install logs as follows:

     collect your install logs with this:

    After you run Collect.exe, you'll find in your %temp% directory. Please upload to a public site, like SkyDrive, and post the link here.

    Monday, October 8, 2012 2:01 PM
  • Hi,

    Please provide your logs as MVP mentioend.

    I'm not sure of your steps, could you please describe it?

    Did you do the following:

    1. Install .NET 4.5

    2. Uninstall Updates(What updates did you uninstall? )

    3. Uninstall VS2012 any beta version(I suppose you installed VS2012 with .NET 4.5,  what's your OS version?)

    Please correct me if I misunderstand your issue.


    Barry Wang [MSFT]
    MSDN Community Support | Feedback to us

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012 6:08 AM
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