Hi All,

I am trying to create an MST for the vendor MSI(setupwp.msi) for the product Word Perfect Office 12 .

If i try to install the mst created from the MSI without doing any changes to the MST , the mst fails to install and throws the following error. UNABLE TO MERGE NEW CONFIGURATION. USE BDE ADMINISTRATOR TO MERGE YOUR NEW CONFIGURATION.

if i try to some chages to the msi itself and install then also i am getting the same error.

Please can anyone help me in this regard.

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Hi Anitha,

Are you trying to configure the Borland Database (Is the BDE Merge module installed by the MSI)?
Is the BDEMerge.INI available with the sources?

I've seen this error a couple of times and the solutions can be:
1) place the BDEMERGE.INI file with the configurations beside the MSI when installing.
2) Install BDE before your application.

Hope this helps,
Answered 07/21/2006 by: islander222
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