Error #1603 Fatal Error During Installation


The problem is related to the Windows Installer in the services.msc not being set to automatic.

To Fix Error 1603 in Windows 7:

  1.  Log into the computer in administrator mode.
  2. Click the “Start” menu button; enter “services.msc” in the search text field, then press the “Enter” key.  Enter the administrator password for the computer if asked, then click the “continue” menu button.
  3. Double-click the “Windows Installer” on the services list and select the “Automatic” option in the Windows Installer properties dialog box.
  4. Select the “Start” button, then “Apply” and “OK” buttons, then restart the software installation

You may need to reboot your computer and then right click on the installer and run as an administrator.

If none of these suggestions fixes the issue, please contact Gravic Support with a screenshot of the error message and a representative will attempt to diagnose the issue for you.



Article ID: 187
Created On: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Last Updated On: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Online URL: https://support.gravic.com/remark/kb/article/error-1603-fatal-error-during-installation-187.html