Error "Windows Installer returned 1625" Installing Tableau Reader or Tableau Desktop
Published: 01 Feb 2013 Last Modified Date: 15 Jun 2018
When installing Tableau Reader or Tableau Desktop, the following error message might occur:
An error occurred installing the package. Windows Installer returned '1625'.
Tableau Reader Tableau Desktop
To resolve this issue, right-click the installer, and select Run as Administrator.
Note: If the Windows user account that you are using does not have a password configured, configure a password for the account, and then right-click the installer again, and select Run as Administrator.
The error number, 1625, is a code produced by the Windows operating system to indicate that the installation is forbidden by system policy.
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