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AutoCAD MDT fails during install - Windows Media Format 9.5 fails

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01-12-2011 03:33 PM

Hello to everyone:

I am having a bit of a problem installing MDT 2008 - 64bit onto Window 7 Pro. - 64bit. The initial install includes both Inventor and MDT but only the Inventor piece got installed and the MDT fails. When I went in just to install the MDT separately, it's the same error on the log. From what I'm seeing, when it attempts to install the Windows Media 9.5 app, it can not and it ends abruptly and ends the install. At the end, it tells you to review the log for additional error. I've searched for quite a bit on the Knowledgebase and discussion forum for similar problems but no avail. When I go to install the Windows Media manually under the media at  \support\WMF\wmfdist64.exe, I get a Setup Error "Not enough storage is available to process this command". I'm logged in as Admin on workstation, the computer has a Xeon 2.67Ghz processor with 6Gb RAM and 6Gb swap file. The Temp directory has been emptied every install. Anti-virus is also disabled during install. Oddly enough, when I install MDT 2007, it installs just fine however, I do not wish to go backwards. The 32bit install works fine on Win 7 - 32bit system from the same media. Probably irrelevant but we're using a flex license (network version).


I've done it from the DVD media and from a shared folder with the media copied over, same result. Below is the error from the Inventor Log:



Autodesk Inventor Professional 2008 Setup.log

2011/1/12:14:45:23 Administrator WS066 === Setup started on MV-WS066 by Administrator ===
2011/1/12:14:49:52 Administrator WS066 Install DirectX 9.0 Runtime(Ver.30) Succeeded 
2011/1/12:14:49:54 Administrator WS066 Install MSXML 6 Succeeded 
2011/1/12:14:49:58 Administrator WS066 Install Windows Media Format 9.5 Failed Failure is ignored, Result=1603
2011/1/12:14:49:59 Administrator WS066 Install MDAC 2.7 Succeeded 
2011/1/12:14:50:03 Administrator WS066 Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86) Succeeded 
2011/1/12:14:50:07 Administrator WS066 Install Windows Media Format 9.5 Failed Failure is ignored, Result=1603
2011/1/12:14:50:14 Administrator WS066 Install AutoCAD Mechanical 2008 Failed Installation aborted, Result=1603
2011/1/12:14:50:14 Administrator WS066 === Setup ended ===



Any help is greatly appreciated!


Thank you.

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Re: AutoCAD MDT fails during install - Windows Media Format 9.5 fails

01-13-2011 01:23 PM in reply to: phoenix5ire

AutoCAD MDT is not supported for Windows 7.  Also, the 1603 error is a common but there is no root cause.   I would try this:


It might be a registry size limit.



David Lau
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Re: AutoCAD MDT fails during install - Windows Media Format 9.5 fails

03-02-2011 12:41 PM in reply to: david.lau

Hi David,


Thanks for the link. Although it doesn't appear to be the Visual C++ redist install that's erroring out as the log points out that it's successful, however I did resize the registry key and tried reinstalling, but issue still exist. The problem points to failing to install Windows Media Format 9.5, Windows 7 has version 11 installed. I am able to get MDT 2007 to install and work, so I'm confused why an older version will work over a newer verion? I would assume neither will work if that is the case?


Please review latest log below:


2011/3/2:14:21:10 Administrator MV-WS066 === Setup started on MV-WS066 by Administrator===
2011/3/2:14:25:13 Administrator MV-WS066 Install DirectX 9.0 Runtime(Ver.30) Succeeded 
2011/3/2:14:25:13 Administrator MV-WS066 Install MSXML 6 Succeeded 
2011/3/2:14:25:15 Administrator MV-WS066 Install Windows Media Format 9.5 Failed Failure is ignored, Result=1603
2011/3/2:14:25:18 Administrator MV-WS066 Install MDAC 2.7 Succeeded 
2011/3/2:14:25:22 Administrator MV-WS066 Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86) Succeeded 
2011/3/2:14:25:31 Administrator MV-WS066 Install Microsoft WSE 3.0 Runtime Succeeded 
2011/3/2:14:25:33 llAdministrator MV-WS066 Install Windows Media Format 9.5 Failed Failure is ignored, Result=1603
2011/3/2:14:25:39 Administrator MV-WS066 Install AutoCAD Mechanical 2008 Failed Installation aborted, Result=1603
2011/3/2:14:25:39 Administrator  MV-WS066 === Setup ended ===

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