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Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x80040154

by jesterson / March 10, 2004 1:23 AM PST

I?ve got a pc running Windows 2000 sp4. When trying to install software I get??? Any ideas??

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: MsiInstaller
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1015
Date: 05/03/04
Time: 14:05:05
User: N/A
Computer: SYSTEMS2
Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x80040154

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Re:Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x80040154
by jconner / March 10, 2004 2:47 AM PST
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Re: Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x80040154
by akocs / November 17, 2004 6:58 AM PST

Have you got any positive responses to your problem as I am having the exact same problem on my system which sounds to be the same as yours ie: win2k server with sp4?
contact info :

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For akocs,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2004 7:54 AM PST

The reply and link looks spot-on and most likely where there were no further posts.


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Re: For akocs,
by akocs / November 18, 2004 11:44 AM PST
In reply to: For akocs,

Hey Bob, I looked at the link and tried it as well as a lot of other suggeestions from other sites and nothing works. I am having trouble installing anything on my system. Win2K server. The install gets to " Preparing to install" and sits there forevor or till I end task it. I am running version 2 of the installer and have tried everything so far to no avail.Can not install or uninstall anything. This all came about after an unexpected power failure occured. I managed to recover my system from a month old system state backup and everything works good except for the installer. Any more ideas other than reinstalling the OS???

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For akocs,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 18, 2004 9:42 PM PST
In reply to: Re: For akocs,

Your issue doesn't appear to be "the same" and as such should be in it's own new post.


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