Err Msg: Setup Error 544: Setup Is Unable to Open the Data...


Symptoms


When you try to install the trial version of Microsoft Picture It! 2.0 included in the cdsample\demos\pitrial.cd folder on your Windows 98 CD-ROM, you may receive the following error message:

Setup Error 544: Setup is unable to open the data file "<CD-ROM drive letter>:\cdsample\demos\pitrial.cd\acmsetup.stf"; run Setup again from where you originally ran it.


If you then click OK, you may receive the following error message:

Setup Error 723: Setup was unable to read configuration information from the first section of the setup file <CD-ROM drive letter>:\cdsample\demos\pitrial.cd\acmsetup.stf.

Cause


This issue can occur if you try to install the trial version of Microsoft Picture It! 2.0 by double-clicking the Acmsetup.exe file instead of Setup.exe.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, double-click the Setup.exe file instead of the Acmsetup.exe file.