Error 1603 or Error attempt to read from source install database


Issue: Error 1603 or "Error attempt to read from source install database" message during installation


  • If installing from disc, try copying all files from the disc to a folder on the hard drive then installing from hard drive.
  • If installing from download, delete all files in Temp folder then try again. You can access the Temp folder by going to Start and select Run then type %temp% and click on the OK button or press the Enter key.
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