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Re: BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Pradeep D <pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers
Date: 2011-09-02 18:31:23
Message-ID: CA+OCxow==8=far15uNBEumaTFNnNxNQ1i8d9MSLjTgkziTb3TA@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Friday, September 2, 2011, Pradeep D <pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com>
wrote:
>
> The following bug has been logged online:
>
> Bug reference:      6194
> Logged by:          Pradeep D
> Email address:      pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: all
> Operating system:   Windows 7 64 bit SP1
> Description:        Cannot install any of the installers
> Details:
>
> I keep getting these errors -
> 1. Unable to write inside TEMP environment variable path
> 2. An error occured executing the Microsoft VC++ runtime installer
>
> The first message is with 9.x installer version and the second is with 8.x
> versions.
>
> I am the admin on my machine.
>
> I also have Windows Scripting active and also disable my antivirus and
> firewall while installing these packages.
>
> Please help with any instructions to fix this issue.

The older installers are probably giving the second error as they didn't
have the same check as the first to ensure that the environment was sane
before trying to install the runtimes. What it's saying is that it cannot
write a file and execute it from your temporary directory. What does %TEMP%
point to, and does that directory exist?

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