Error "The installer failed with an unexpected error: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation" while attempting to install the Remote Agent

Article:TECH157931  |  Created: 2011-04-12  |  Updated: 2011-08-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH157931
Article Type
Technical Solution


Subject

Issue



While attempting to install Remote Agent error message "The installer failed with an unexpected error: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation" occurs

After clicking OK, another error message pops up:  "Setup has encountered a problem and needs to close".

 


Error



Error  "The installer failed with an unexpected error: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation".

Event Viewer - Application :

Event Type: Error
Event Source: .NET Runtime 2.0 Error Reporting
Event Category: None
Event ID: 5000
Date:  3/31/2011
Time:  9:35:39 AM
User:  N/A
Computer: Computer Name
Description:
EventType clr20r3, P1 _setup.exe, P2 13.0.203.505, P3 4d1cf7ee, P4 mscorlib, P5 2.0.0.0, P6 4889dc80, P7 20a2, P8 7, P9 n3ctrye2kn3c34sgl4zqyrbfte4m13nb, P10 NIL.


Cause



.NET Framework 2.0 might be corrupted or damaged.


Solution



1. Repair .netframework version 2.0 from Add/Remove programs.

2. Uninstall and Reinstall .net framework version 2.0.

 


Supplemental Materials

SourceEvent ID
Value5000
Description

.NET Runtime 2.0 Error Reporting.


SourceError Code
Valueclr20r3, P1 _setup.exe, P2 13.0.203.505, P3 4d1cf7ee, P4 mscorlib, P5 2.0.0.0, P6 4889dc80, P7 20a2, P8 7, P9 n3ctrye2kn3c34sgl4zqyrbfte4m13nb, P10 NIL

SourceETrack
Value1537970
Description

UI Crash occuring in DataGridView



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH157931


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