My method allows to install SharePoint to “not fully supported Windows versions”.

Problem:

Sharepoint 2010 Prerequisites installation gives errors. In most cases it happens when You try to install SharePoint to “not fully supported Windows version”.

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PrerequisiteInstaller.exe — Application Error

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000006). Click OK to close the application.

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Solution:

1) Unpack Sharepoint ISO to some folder, example C:\SharepointInstall. Ensure that You downloaded the latest versoin with all integrated service-packs

2) Download prerequisites. Use PS scripts that help with this task:

for 2010 version

for 2013

Before use, You probably should right-click on downloaded file-> Properties-> “Unblock”. When scripts asks destination folder – point C:\SharepointInstall.

As a result – files should be in C:\SharepointInstall\prerequisiteinstallerfiles\ folder(and near should be FilterPack file):

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3)  For 2010: Run Prerequisites.exe. Installation should start:

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If installation give error like

Hotfix for Microsoft Windows (KB976462): installation error

then close Prerequisites.exe and rerun it second time.

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For 2013:

create in c:\SharepointInstall cmd file, example “mysetup.cmd”:

 

prerequisiteinstaller.exe /SQLNCLi:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\sqlncli.msi /PowerShell:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\Windows6.1-KB2506143-x64.msu /NETFX:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\dotNetFx45_Full_x86_x64.exe /IDFX:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\Windows6.1-KB974405-x64.msu /Sync:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\Synchronization.msi /AppFabric:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64.exe /IDFX11:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\MicrosoftIdentityExtensions-64.msi /MSIPCClient:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\setup_msipc_x64.msi /WCFDataServices:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\WcfDataServices.exe /quiet /KB2671763:prerequisiteinstallerfiles\AppFabric1.1-RTM-KB2671763-x64-ENU.exe

Run it. Products preparation menu will display:

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Install, restart as many times as needed, configure.

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Of course this method implies that You have clear new win installation with all latest packs already installed.

 

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