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Title: python-2.4.msi install error
Type: Stage:
Components: Installation Versions:
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
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Assigned To: loewis Nosy List: loewis, maharal
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2004-12-05 20:02 by maharal, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (5)
msg23544 - (view) Author: maharal (maharal) Date: 2004-12-05 20:02
when I try to install python2.4. using the python-
2.4.msi-file, it stopps with the error message: 
"The installer has encountered an unexpected error 
installing this package. This may inidicate a problem with 
this package. The error code is 2738"

msg23545 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2004-12-06 21:59
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Can you please try to install VBScript, from

and report whether this works?
msg23546 - (view) Author: maharal (maharal) Date: 2004-12-08 14:16
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Dear Mr. Löwis, 
Your presumption was right: vbscript 5.6 was all that was 
needed to make the installation run! 
Thanks a lot for your help!
msg23547 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2004-12-08 22:12
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Ok, I have added an entry into

For 2.4.1, I will try to do without VB.
msg23548 - (view) Author: Martin v. Löwis (loewis) * (Python committer) Date: 2004-12-22 12:43
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I have now made the changes to drop VB for 2.4.1.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:08adminsetgithub: 41283
2004-12-05 20:02:27maharalcreate