Error message: "Installation ended prematurely because of an error" during installation.

Last Modified: 11th Sep 2014
Category: Bibliography > EndNote
Platform: Win XP Win Vista Win 7
Version: X6 X7
Article Ref.: 13D06
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EndNote 13D06 Error message: "Installation ended prematurely because of an error" during installation of EndNote X6. This is often due to the rights of the account you are using to do the installation. Make sure you are logged in as the LOCAL ADMINISTRATOR, not a DOMAIN account (even if they have administrator rights), then try installing. Some systems can have issues installing the Microsoft Word Templates. The following steps will resolve the issue: 1. Start the EndNote installation, either from an .EXE or .MSI file - it is not dependant on using either one specifically. 2. Select the option for Custom installation when prompted. 3. When you reach the stage which asks which items you wish to install please expand the 'Word Templates/Add-ins' option. 4. Select the downward facing arrow next to 'Templates for Microsoft Word' and select 'Entire feature will be unavailable'. 5. Once you have done this, continue with the installation. The installation should now complete without this error. Installing & Upgrading EndNote EndNote Win XP X6 en Error

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