VirtualBox

Ticket #2672 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

The installation fail outside of the temporary directory on Windows

Reported by: Oungawak Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: installer
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.4 Keywords: MSI install
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Windows

Description

The *.msi file cannot install VirtualBox properly when the user launchs it from any of his directorys (it says "can’t read the MSI file", I can't find the old ticket about this problem). The workaround to this problem is to copy it in the temporary directory of Windows and then to launch it from here, it’s not very convenient.

I think you can make an *.exe which copy the MSI file in "%TEMP%" and run it. You can even add your logo to it. :)

This problem appeared to me on Vista SP1 x64 with the 64bit version of VirtualBox 2.0.6 and 2.0.4.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by pentagonik

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version changed from VirtualBox 2.0.6 to VirtualBox 3.0.4
  • Resolution set to fixed

This error should be fixed in the next upcoming version. Please report back if the error still exists then.

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