Error: 'Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack can only be installed on Windows XP Profession (NETIQKB38311)

  • 7738311
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 31-Mar-2008

Resolution

fact
Exchange Migrator 2.x

symptom
Error: 'Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack can only be installed on Windows XP Professional with QFE Q329357 applied, or on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1 or later, or on computers running Windows Server 2003 operating systems.'

symptom
Error: 'Due to an error, Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack Setup Wizard was unable to finish.'

cause

You are trying to install the Windows 2003 Administration Tools (Adminpak.msi) on a Microsoft Windows 2000 machine. According to the Microsoft Exchange 2003 documentation and the Exchange 2003 System Manager installer, you need the Windows 2003 Administration Tools installed in order to install the Exchange 2003 System Manager. However, the Windows 2003 Administration Tools will not install on a Microsoft Windows 2000 machine.



fix

To install Exchange System Manager on Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, install the Windows 2000 Administration tools (Adminpak.msi). The Adminpak.msi file can be found on the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server CD in the I386 folder.

To install Exchange System Manager on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP3, AdminPak.msi is not required.  Install the Exchange System Manager without the Windows 2003 Administratiron Tools.

For any additional configurations, please contact Microsoft for assistance.



note

Please refer to the following Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles for more information about installing the Exchange System Manager on your specific version of Windows 2000:

  • If you are installing Exchange System Manager on Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, please refer to the following article:

Q261177 - Adminpak a Prerequisite for Installing Exchange System Manager on a Workstation

 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;261177

  • If you are installing Exchange System Manager on Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, please refer to the following article:

Q826966 - "Windows Server 2003 Can Only Be Installed" Error Message When You Try to Install Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack (AdminPak.msi) Before You Install Exchange System Management Tools

 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;826966




Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB38311

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