On the Backup Exec Preinstall Environment Checker for 2012 will upgrading from 2010 it displays an error "Unexpected Error Occurred"
In the Symantec Backup Exec (TM) 2012 Installation Log:
03-28-2012,14:23:30 : Backup Exec version 13.0.5204 is registered with the system.
03-28-2012,14:23:30 : Writing Install Registry Value (Software\Symantec\Backup Exec For Windows\Backup Exec\14.0\Install\Upgrade Version: 13.0.5204.0)
+ 03-28-2012,14:23:30 : Failed to Read Install Registry Value (Software\Symantec\Backup Exec For Windows\Backup Exec\14.0\Install\Path: )
+ 03-28-2012,14:25:07 : The install failed with an unexpected error:Not found
+ 03-28-2012,14:25:07 : at System.Management.ManagementScope.Initialize() at System.Management.ManagementObject.Initialize(Boolean getObject) at System.Management.ManagementClass.GetInstances(EnumerationOptions options) at Symantec.IFrameSDK.CommonOps.CSysInfoOps.GetComputerModel(String& strComputerModel) at Symantec.BackupExec.BeSeqDlgs.BEDlgSequence.InitAsDellProvisioningOption(SharedData pSharedData) at Symantec.BackupExec.BeSeqDlgs.BEDlgSequence.InitializeUpgradeInstall(SharedData pSharedData) at Symantec.BackupExec.BeSeqDlgs.BEDlgSequence.InitSharedData(SharedData pSharedData) at Symantec.IFrameSDK._Setup.ProductSequence.InitSharedData(SharedData data) at a.a(String A_0)
+ 03-28-2012,14:25:07 : If this install is being run from a network share, copying the media locally and retrying the install may resolve this issue.
+ 03-28-2012,14:25:12 : ERROR: Installation failed with error -532459699. GetLastError = :0
Possible cause for this issue is either a bad download of the installer to the machine or an issue with wmi that is installed on the machine.
- Confirm that the downloaded ISO is complete and can be started on another machine that is available as a test for the install. (This part is only a test to confirm that the iso works)
- Confirm that WMI is installed on the machine that is backup exec is being installed on.
- Confirm that WMI is running correctly on the machine.
1.To diagnose issues with the WMI, use the WMI diagnosis utility:
2.To troubleshoot WMI issues, go to the following site:
3.The commands in the list below can be run in a Windows command prompt to re-register WMI.
4.Alternatively, they can be run via CMD or BAT files; however, the third line will need to modified as follows:
5.In either case, this should resolve the WMI errors and the Backup Exec installation should complete successfully.