JSI Tip 10197. A Windows Installer installation on Terminal Server or Remote Desktop connection reports an error 2755 or error 1305?

When installing an MSI package from a Terminal Services session on Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003, or from a Remote Desktop session on Windows XP Professional, you receive Internal Error 2003.

NOTE: If you are running Windows 2000 SP1, you receive error 1305, Error reading from file.

This behavior will occur of you are using a mapped drive to access the installation files and Windows Installer is running in a different session which has different drive mapping.

To workaround this problem, use a UNC path from the command-line.

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