Tuesday, 14 October 2014

SharePoint 2013 Installation Error AppFabric, AppFabric installation failed because installer MSI returned with error code : 1603

SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites fails with MSI Installer error code 1603 while installing AppFabric 1.1

  • Right Click “My Computer”
  • Click “Properties”
  • Go to “Advance” Tab
  • Click at “Environmental Variables”
  • Look in to System Variables.
  • Find “PSModulePath” 
  • Click “Edit”
And Verify the Entry should look like below

C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\;c:\Program Files\AppFabric 1.1 
if you have different value then just just paste the above value.



Install AppFabric using below command.

Open Powershell and go to the AppFabric Path and Run the Command

\WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64 / i CacheClient, CachingService, CacheAdmin / gac

after executing the command , wait for few mintues and open the control pannel to see the installed programs