1205114 - Error: "Installation ended prematurely because of an error." or "This installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator." installing Crystal Reports 2008

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1205114 - Error: "Installation ended prematurely because of an error." or "This installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator." installing Crystal Reports 2008

Symptom

You are attempting to install Crystal Reports when an error message appears:
 
Windows XP or 2000:
 "Installation ended prematurely because of an error."
 
Windows Server 2003:
"This installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator."
 

Cause

The issue has been identified and tracked under ID ADAPT00802449. The currently-logged-on user did not have administrative rights.
 

Resolution

Ensure the currently-logged-on user has administrative rights.
 
Additional Information
In Windows 2003 Server, all non-admin installs are disabled so the error message displayed is from Windows.

Keywords

CR2008 CR 2008 XIR3 XI R3 , 8104934 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V0