1934914 - Running 'msiexec' failed with code 1603: Fatal error in SWPM | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1934914 - Running 'msiexec' failed with code 1603: Fatal error in SWPM


During the installation of a SAP system using the Software Provisioning Manager, the installation fails in step ntpatch with the following error:

WARNING    2013-10-30 08:41:38.176
Execution of the command "findstr E.r.r.o.r... vcredist_x64.log"
finished with return code 1. Output:
ERROR      2013-10-30 08:41:40.144
MOS-01257  Running 'msiexec' failed with return code 1603: Fatal error
during installation. <p>Commandline was: <msiexec.exe /norestart /L
vcredist_x64.log /i vcredist_x64.msi /qn>
ERROR      2013-10-30 08:41:40.176 [sixxcstepexecute.cpp:901]
FCO-00011  The step ntpatch with step key
 NW_DiagnosticsAgent ind ind ind ind 0 0 NW_First_Steps ind ind ind ind
firstSteps 0 NW_Update_DLLs ind ind ind ind dll 0 ntpatch was executed
with status ERROR




  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.0 or higher;
  • Windows;
  • Database Independent;
  • Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM);


SAP NetWeaver all versions


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