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MRC installation error: There is a problem with this Windows Installer package

Created by Marlo Bidayan, last modified by Reden Borbor on Apr 13, 2018

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The DameWare Mini Remote Control installer fails with the following error:

There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.


All DameWare Mini Remote Control versions


This occurs when there are two versions of .NET Framework running on the same computer.

Verify this by performing the following:

  1. Leave the error message window open.
  2. Open a command prompt.
  3. Run cd %temp%
  4. Run SolarWinds.Orion.MaintDateCheck.exe
  5. If the following error appears, perform the resolution steps:
    The program can't start because MSVCR100_CLR0400.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.


Reinstall .NET Framework 2.0 or higher on the affected computer.


1. Download and extract the license reset utility found here:
2. Run the extracted executable.
NOTE: If on Windows Vista, 7 or 2008, please right-click the extracted executable and click “Run as administrator”.
3. The password is (without double quotes): “burn/purify”
4. Try the installation again.


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