Windows Installer "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0"


  1.    10 Feb 2010 #1
    Andrew M. Saucci, Jr. Guest

    Windows Installer "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0"


    I am having a tough problem with a Windows 2003 server. One of the
    symptoms is that if I reinstall Apache, I get the Windows Installer error
    "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0." This is after installing
    Windows Installer 4.5. I am constantly repointed to KB 319624, but that
    article applies only to Windows 2000 Server. Since messing with things such
    as DCOM permissions is tricky stuff, I am extremely reluctant to make
    changes on a production server unless I know that it is safe. Does anyone
    know if a similar article has been written for Windows 2003 or if those DCOM
    permissions are okay for Windows 2003? If they're okay, I could use a
    reference.


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  2.    10 Feb 2010 #2
    Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS] Guest

    Re: Windows Installer "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0"


    Hello Andrew,

    Did you try to this ways:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555175

    Best regards

    Meinolf Weber
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    > I am having a tough problem with a Windows 2003 server. One of the
    > symptoms is that if I reinstall Apache, I get the Windows Installer
    > error "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0." This is after
    > installing Windows Installer 4.5. I am constantly repointed to KB
    > 319624, but that article applies only to Windows 2000 Server. Since
    > messing with things such as DCOM permissions is tricky stuff, I am
    > extremely reluctant to make changes on a production server unless I
    > know that it is safe. Does anyone know if a similar article has been
    > written for Windows 2003 or if those DCOM permissions are okay for
    > Windows 2003? If they're okay, I could use a reference.
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    10 Feb 2010 #3
    Andrew M. Saucci, Jr. Guest

    Re: Windows Installer "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0"


    That's the same article that points to KB 319624. I'm trying to find
    out if KB 319624 has a Server 2003 counterpart, or if anyone knows what the
    correct DCOM permissions for Server 2003 are.

    "Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS]" <meiweb@(nospam)gmx.de> wrote in message
    news:6cb2911dd6208cc78b3aaa40675@newsgroup

    > Hello Andrew,
    >
    > Did you try to this ways:
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555175
    >
    > Best regards
    >
    > Meinolf Weber
    > Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and
    > confers no rights.
    > ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups
    > ** HELP us help YOU!!! http://www.blakjak.demon.co.uk/mul_crss.htm
    >

    >> I am having a tough problem with a Windows 2003 server. One of the
    >> symptoms is that if I reinstall Apache, I get the Windows Installer
    >> error "Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x800401F0." This is after
    >> installing Windows Installer 4.5. I am constantly repointed to KB
    >> 319624, but that article applies only to Windows 2000 Server. Since
    >> messing with things such as DCOM permissions is tricky stuff, I am
    >> extremely reluctant to make changes on a production server unless I
    >> know that it is safe. Does anyone know if a similar article has been
    >> written for Windows 2003 or if those DCOM permissions are okay for
    >> Windows 2003? If they're okay, I could use a reference.
    >>
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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