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Re: Windows 7 laptops cannot install IBM i service packs



fixed

Oops. Sorry. Try this one instead:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26347


On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 12:42 PM, <broehmer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

You realize that by simply stepping on the last URL you posted that it
WILL download
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,
so
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
error:

"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:


http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/i/access/windows_sp.html#action


which in turn sends me here:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=26347

I have downloaded vcredist_x86 (they're 32-bit laptops), run it, rebooted,
and it did not help. Same error.

What am I missing?


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Jeff Crosby
VP Information Systems
UniPro FoodService/Dilgard
P.O. Box 13369
Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369
260-422-7531
www.dilgardfoods.com

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