Jose Sinibaldi

SW2008 installation error on VM Ware Windows XP system

Discussion created by Jose Sinibaldi on Apr 10, 2009
Latest reply on Apr 10, 2009 by Alessandro Frattini

For some reason the SolidWorks 2008 version will not sintall on a VMWare Windows XP installation. I have no issues running SolidWorks 2007.

I do not think it is the VMWare, I believe there is something else wrong.

Here's the error message I get:

SolidWorks: The installation failed because: The MSI file Y:\APPS_Windows\SolidWorks 2008 SP05\swwi\data\English_i386_SolidWorks.Msi did not install successfully. Code=1603; Command line string: INSTALLDIR="C:\Program Files\SolidWorks (2)\SolidWorks\" ADDLOCAL=PhotoWorksRender,FeatureWorks,SolidWorksAnimator,SolidWorksToolbox,SolidWorksRoutedsystems,SolidWorksUtilities,ScanTo3D,SolidWorksTaskScheduler,CoreSolidWorksTaskScheduler,InstantWebsite,TolAnalyst,CircuitWorks,SolidWorksDesignChecker,RealViewGraphicsdisplay,ExampleFiles,Manuals,HelpFiles,English,Intel_Modules_AgeiaX86 SLDIM=1 REBOOT=ReallySuppress INSTALLWDS=1 TOOLBOXFOLDER="C:\SolidWorks Data\" OFFICEOPTION=3 ARPSYSTEMCOMPONENT=1 (product code: {E2B8DE62-4F05-44BD-BEFC-78CF302466B4})