SP update error

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at osu.edu
Wed Sep 3 10:19:18 EDT 2014

On 9/3/14, 4:01 PM, "Dave Perry" <Dave.Perry at hull-college.ac.uk> wrote:

>I¹m trying to update the SP under Server 2008 with the one that was
>released in June. I¹ve run it on another server, and it let me.
>Trying it just now on a similarly setup server, I get the following error:
>³Another version of this product is already installed. Installation of
>this version cannot continue. To configure or remove the existing version
>of this product, use Add/Remove Programs on the Control Panel²
>This is the same .msi as I used on the other server without a hitch. Why
>am I getting this error?

AFAIK, that happens if the versions involved are actually identical, or if
the version installed is pre-2.5.

I guess it could also happen if it's an older copy installed on a newer
one. I'd have to run specific tests to remember.

-- Scott

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