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Microsoft KB Archive/924876

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Article ID: 924876

Article Last Modified on 3/23/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Datacenter Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)



SYMPTOMS

When you start a Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) installation in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 by using Msiexec.exe, you may receive the following error message:

Error 1303. The installer has insufficient privileges to access the directory %SystemDrive%:\Config.Msi. The installation cannot continue. Log on as administrator or contact your system administrator.

Typically, you may experience this problem when you are performing a disk-intensive operation during an installation that uses Msiexec.exe.

CAUSE

This problem may occur on slower computer systems.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003


Hotfix information

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Msi.dll 3.1.4000.2781 2,892,288 31-Aug-2006 15:17 x86
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Msi.dll 3.1.4000.2781 4,478,976 31-Aug-2006 15:34 x64
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Msi.dll 3.1.4000.2781 5,974,528 31-Aug-2006 15:35 IA-64


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Keywords: kbwinserv2003sp2fix kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbpubtypekc KB924876