"Installing Publisher failed with error code: 1618" occurs when attempting to install Backup Exec System Recovery (BESR) Management Control.

Article:TECH65810  |  Created: 2008-01-08  |  Updated: 2012-01-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65810
Article Type
Technical Solution

Product(s)

Subject

Issue



When attempting to install Backup Exec System Recovery (BESR) Management Control on a client system the error below is generated.


Error



Installing Publisher failed with error code: 1618


Environment



Windows based environment.


Cause



Issue can occur if multiple instances of MSIEXEC.EXE is running.


Solution



 

End process all

MSIEXEC.EXE

processes in the Windows Task Manager and attempt the management control install again

. If issue persists, reboot the system before next install attempt.

 

 

Supplemental Materials

Value1618
Description

Installing Publisher failed with error code



Legacy ID



315866


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH65810


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