If you’re trying to install PowerBuilder 11.1 on Windows Vista, you may run into CR# 487134:
Installation of PB 11.0 and PB 11.1 on several machines fails with the same messages in window logs. Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error querying for the IVssWriterCallback interface. hr = 0x80070005. Same for several Customers. Happens on Windows Vista OS. The root cause is a DW ActiveX self-register issue which will be fixed in the next full install release.
Workaround: Uninstall Ms Office 2007 and reinstall it after successful PB11.1 installation
Trying to install PowerBuilder 11.1 (from subscribenet) but it doesn’t complete. The install window says “PowerBuilder is configuring your new software installation.” with the status bar completely filled. Windows Vista pops up a message “Setup.exe has stopped working … A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. … Close program”.
The windows event log shows: Log Name: Application Source: Application Error Date: 3/26/2008 1:05:46 PM Event ID: 1000 Task Category: (100) Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: jfroebe-laptop Description: Faulting application setup.exe_InstallShield (R), version 10.1.0.238, time stamp 0x40f7662b, faulting module ntdll.dll, version 6.0.6001.18000, time stamp 0x4791a7a6, exception code 0xc0000374, fault offset 0x000b015d, process id 0x1550, application start time 0x01c88f6b8f441d05. Event Xml:
1000 2 100 0x80000000000000 1755 Application jfroebe-laptop setup.exe_InstallShield (R) 10.1.0.238 40f7662b ntdll.dll 6.0.6001.18000 4791a7a6 c0000374 000b015d 1550 01c88f6b8f441d05