Error when installing ABBYY Recognition Server on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008

by Ilya Evdokimov | Apr 16, 2012 | General IT

In some cases, ABBYY Recognition Server installer may produce during an install/uninstall/upgrade on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008.

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ABBYY Recognition Server Installer MSILog Error

This issue is due to a potential bug in an installer, and it is easy to resolve. To resolve the issue, it is nessesary to create string EnableMSILog and set its value to “false” in HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareABBYYDebug branch of the Registry.  After the modificaiotn, the Registry screen should look like this:

ABBYY Recognition Server MSILog Registry

Restarting the installation process should complete smoothly after this modification.