An Error occured during the installation of assembly component - 98cb24ad-52fb-db5f-a01f-c8b3b9a1e18e
This is a lousy error message for a number of reasons:
An Error occurred during the installation of assembly component - 98cb24ad-52fb-db5f-a01f-c8b3b9a1e18e
- It doesn't tell me the file name.
- It gives me a GUID that sends me into the registry looking for COM stuff only to find nothing
- It uses the word "assembly" that implies .NET and sends me into the GAC only to find nothing
Instead this is an error from deep in the underbelly of Windows in a section that dare not speaks its name - Side-By-Side or WinSXS.
This says that something horribly wrong while installing the VC++ 8.0 C Runtime into the WinSXS 'subsystem' folder under C:\windows.
I'm getting this error while installing TortoiseSVN4 on a Windows Vista RC1 machine. This is what my WORKING system looks like:
This is the non-working system:
Now I'm not sure what to do. No one is allowed to install files into c:\windows\winsxs\manifests except the TrustedInstaller user...not even Administrator. Je suis screwed.