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Error codes 2503 and 2502 prevent software to be installed

  1. #11

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    windows 8 Pro 9200

    Quote Originally Posted by bjornkn View Post
    I have the same problem with msi and error codes 2503 and 2502, but I really don't want to reinstall everything.

    I have seen many with the same problems, but so far not one of the 'solutions' I've seen actually works.
    For a while it worked to log into the hidden Adminstrator account, but now with the HTC Sync Manager that workaround didn't work any longer neither

    I thought the purpose of error codes should be to tell about what causes the problems, but those codes apparently give no such clues?
    it still does for me but i did a lot of tweaks to the files because of the customizing windows 8 bug

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  2. #12

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Here's what finally worked for me on my Windows 8.1 VM. I was getting this error trying to install Git Extensions for Windows.

    Go to C:\Windows\Temp and make sure the Users group for the local machine have write permissions to the Temp folder. It finally fixed the error for me and I was able to install Git Extensions. Yay!
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