06/29/2004 18217 views
Help with MSI (Microsoft Installer) error 1934: User installations are disabled through policy on the machine.
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This error indicates that User Installs have been disabled via the DisableUserInstalls policy.
The value is set per machine in the following area of the registry, with a 1 indicating the policy is in affect and a 0 (or missing entry) indicating it is not:
Key: HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer
Value: DisableUserInstalls
Data: 1
Also note that if you determine a policy not to be at fault and the setup you are working with installs IIS directories, it may be an invalid error number. A bug fix listed in DevStudio 9 reads, "InstallShield Developer used error numbers 1933 and 1934 if there was a failure installing IIS Virtual Directories. These error numbers are reserved by the Windows Installer engine. The IIS Virtual Directory installation will now use 27500 and 27501 as its runtime error numbers, respectively."
Answered 06/29/2004 by: AppDeploy.com
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