Unable to import WIM into the ConfigMgr 2007 console

fixI was browsing through some of the other Configuration Manager blogs this morning and found a really good one written by Steve Rachui from our PFE (Premier Field Engineer) group.  This one is about a Windows Installer issue he ran into the other day and is definitely worth the read.  I have a brief intro and link below:


Ran across an interesting issue today.  When trying to import an OSD WIM image into the ConfigMgr console we received an error that ‘the specified path does not contain a valid WIM file’.  Generally, this error can be linked to a corrupt install of the WAIK or spaces in the UNC path.  Thats what we thought so we uninstalled the WAIK only to find that we couldn’t reinstall it.  When trying to reinstall we received an error stating “The installer encountered an unexpected error installing the package.  This may indicated a problem with the package.  The error code is 2908”.  We tested further and found this error to be generated with most any MSI we would try to install.  Only the most basic MSI installed without issue. 

Ultimately, we traced the issue down to the fact that…

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J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

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