ConfigMgr 2007 – “Setup has encountered fatal errors while performing file operations” when trying to install the Admin Console

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When I try to install the ConfigMgr Administrator Console the installation passes the prerequisite checks but then fails at the “Transfer files” step with a “Fatal Error” dialog box that states:

Configuration Manager Setup cannot continue because of the following error:

Setup has encountered fatal errors while performing file operations

My only option is to click “OK” which kills the installation process. [More…]



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Cliff Hobbs is a 13 times Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), the first to be awarded in the UK for Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) back in 2004 and every year since (first in System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) and then Enterprise Client Management/ Enterprise Mobility). He has worked as a Consultant with SMS since version 2.0 (over 18 years) and ConfigMgr/ SCCM during which time he has gained extensive experience of designing, deploying, and supporting large enterprise-wide systems management solutions on behalf of many companies such as Microsoft, HP, EDS, Getronics, 1E and Abbey across multiple industry sectors. He founded back in 2003 which is one of the longest running and most popular web sites for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager/ SCCM. His LinkedIn Profile providing full details of his skills and experience can be accessed at:
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