Error: "A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected"

Error during instalaltion
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Question

The following error is returned on product installation on Windows Vista / 2008 / 2008R2 / 7:

 Error: "A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected"

Answer

Make sure that User Account Control (UAC) is disabled on the computer where you are trying to install the product:

  1. Navigate to Start - Control Panel - User Accounts.
  2. Click the Change User Account Control settings link.
  3. Drag the slider down to Never notify and click OK to save the changes.
  4. Reboot the computer.
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