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Service Pack Installation problems

Question asked by John Lhuillier on Aug 11, 2009
Latest reply on Aug 11, 2009 by Deepak Gupta
WHY DOES THE UPGRADE PROCESS FOR SOLIDWORKS HAVE TO BE SO DA(*$%)#(&%(*#& PAINFULL AND UNPREDICTABLE. It seems like every other service pack fails to install with one error or another error. If I was able to put service pack 4.0 on without an issue why does 4.1 fail with a 1603 installation error that it didn't have permission to write to a specific file or folder. It didn't have this problem when putting on SP 4.0 and no permissions changed on the system.  And yes I turn off the virus & spyware protection when doing an SP install and also am logged on as the administrator.