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Support Knowledge Base, Article 572
Product
FileUp
Version
4
Title
Error 1608: Unable to create InstallDriver instance
Problem
When installing FileUp V4 the following error occurs:

Error 1608: Unable to create InstallDriver instance

This error occurs within the InstallShield Wizard "Preparing to install..." screen. It usually occurs during the "Configuring Windows Installer" step.
Solution
FileUp uses InstallShield as its installation tool. Not much is known about this initialization error, as it is uncommon and system-specific. However, the following Knowledge Base article from InstallShield, Knowledge Base article, outlines different causes and resolutions for this error. The article will ask you what version of InstallShield the install package was created with. Version 7.x of InstallShield was used to create the install package for FileUp version 4.x.

If the resolutions listed in the above article do not resolve this error, try upgrading your version of the Windows Installer. You can download the Windows Installer here: download Windows Installer. If the problem continues, try contacting InstallShield Support.
Created : 4/1/2003 12:00:00 AM (last modified : 4/8/2003 2:55:44 PM)
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