Fatal Error during installation

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Fatal Error during installation

Postby jmosk on Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:06 pm

I am attempting to install version 16 windows 64 bit classic non-commercial and keep receiving an error message "Fatal error during installation. Installation reported an installer reported an error". This is happening while installing APL IME for 64 bit windows.

Is there a log file that can be examined to determine why this install keeps failing. Tried a clean boot but that made no difference.
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Re: Fatal Error during installation

Postby AndyS|Dyalog on Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:46 am

It is worth looking in Control-Panel -> Programs and Features to see if there is an IME already installed .. and if there is, attempt to uninstall it, and then try to install the IME afresh. If that doesn't work, can you drop support@dyalog.com a note and we'll see what we can do to get this to work.

As it is, the IME is not used when entering APL characters into Classic Dyalog APL; you only need to install it if you want to type APL characters into other applications - which must support IME inputs. Such applications include the Microsoft Office suite of applications, and PuTTY amongst others.
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