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Error “MSI error code:-2147024891” during ZVR Upgrade

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This article covers a scenario in which a Zerto upgrade may fail with an MSI error code and no further information.

Root Cause

Antimalware/Anti-virus software can sometimes cause upgrade failure. This may also occur during installation as well.


When attempting to upgrade ZVR, the upgrade fails with error "MSI errorcode:-2147024891".

In the installer logs, you will also see a line with this same error:
[1A34:0C2C][2018-10-11T14:57:57]i371: Updating session, registration key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{9bbe4a70-68c1-488e-bf5e-669e83c61ab9}, resume: Active, restart initiated: No, disable resume: No
[1A34:0C2C][2018-10-11T14:57:57]e000: Error 0x80070005: Failed to write run key value.
[1A34:0C2C][2018-10-11T14:57:57]e000: Error 0x80070005: Failed to update resume mode.
[1A34:0C2C][2018-10-11T14:57:57]e000: Error 0x80070005: Failed to begin registration session.
[051C:14C0][2018-10-11T14:57:57]e000: Error 0x80070005: Failed to begin registration session in per-machine process.
[051C:14C0][2018-10-11T14:57:57]e000: Error 0x80070005: Failed to register bundle.
[051C:14C0][2018-10-11T14:57:57]i399: Apply complete, result: 0x80070005, restart: None, ba requested restart:  No
[051C:12F0][2018-10-11T16:34:30]e000: Failed to execute MSI with error code -2147024891
[051C:14C0][2018-10-11T16:34:30]i500: Shutting down, exit code: 0xffffffff


Attempt to disable Antimalware/Anti-virus software for the duration of the upgrade.