Error 1603 MainEngineThread is returning 1603

Article:TECH133259  |  Created: 2010-06-11  |  Updated: 2012-07-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH133259
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



MainEngineThread is returning 1603, When deploying application through DS

Also written to the log file is 1708, IS_Valid_Location = false

Environment



Windows 2003 server

XP

Using any installer tool to create MSI


Cause



Invalid Characters in the path ; | * ? < > ! # & $ ` , ' = ^ @"

Solution



Change path so that it is a Windows Installer valid path using standard ASCI characters.

Legacy ID



53316


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH133259


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