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1669942 - Error: Previous operation did not complete - Information Steward or Data Services


  • Installing Information Steward or Data Services
  • An original installation attempt was not successful.
  • Previous install locked in middle and user closed out of hung installer.
  • "Setup has detected that a previous operation was not completed. Resume operation?"
  • When trying to run installation, get message "an install is already running at this location".



  • SAP Data Services 4.x
  • SAP Information Steward 4.x


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2 ; SAP Information Steward 4.0 ; SAP Information Steward 4.1 ; SAP Information Steward 4.2


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