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While running your system when you try to install Microsoft windows Installer package in your system then you sometimes might have received driver error 1603. If you are trying to install the Windows Installer package to a folder may be encrypted or the driver may be missing which you required installing Windows Installer package in your system and at this condition you receive this error. Driver plays very important role in your system because it identifies all the hardware, set them at the proper location and set their associated drivers in the hard disk. You find this error in all the versions of windows operating system including windows 8.

Why this driver error occurs?

1. If your SYSTEM account doesn’t have Full permissions on the folder which you are trying to install Windows Installer package too.
2. The Windows Installer package which you are trying to install in your system may be encrypted.
3. The driver which holds the folder which you are trying to install the Windows Installer package is admittance as the substitute drive.
4. The driver which holds the folder might be missing.
5. Having virus in your system make this driver error to occur and also damage your computer files.

What are the symptoms?

When you try to install the Microsoft Windows Installer package in your system then sometimes you might have received this error message:-

“Error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation”

How to fix this driver error 1603?

When you are trying to install Windows Installer package in your system and found that it is encrypted then try to descript it or have a folder which is not encrypted.

1. Try to install the Windows Installer package to a driver which is not having a substitute drive.
2. If SYSTEM account doesn’t have full control permissions on the folder then make your SYSTEM account have full control permissions and to do this follow the given below steps:-
3. From your desktop click on My Computer, then right click on the drive which you want to install Windows Installer package and then click on properties option.

i. From the properties option click on the Security tab. If Simple File sharing feature is on and if you don’t find the Security tab then turn off the feature to continue the above process.

ii. When the Security tabs appear then verify the Group or user name box which holds the SYSTEM user account, you can do this if you are using Windows XP.

iii. From the Permissions sector, under the Allow option select the Full Control check box and then click on the Advanced option.

iv. In the Windows XP, click the “Replace permission entries on all child objects with entries shown here that apply to child objects” check box for the SYSTEM account and then click ok.

v. Click on yes button if you get the security message and then wait for the OS to relevant the permissions. Then finally install the Windows Installer Package.

You can also use third party repair tool to fix this driver error then you can easily install Windows Installer Package in your system.

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