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to your PC right?
From: Jeff Crosby <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 12/26/2013 11:35 AM
Subject: Windows 7 laptops cannot install IBM i service packs
Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
I sent the following to the PCTech list a few days ago with no response,
I'm trying it here. Not sure which list it should be on anyway . . .
For a couple of years now I've had trouble (read unable) with Win 7 32-bit
laptops when trying to install IBM i Access 7.1 service packs. I get this
"This installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package
exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to
verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package."
I decided it's time to figure this out. I found this page:
which in turn sends me here:
I have downloaded vcredist_x86 (they're 32-bit laptops), run it, rebooted,
and it did not help. Same error.
What am I missing?