Complete the following steps in the order listed until the issue is resolved:
 

  1. Answer No, to the error message
  2. Within your Install folder that is created after you extract the downloaded installation file, navigate to either of the following:
    ISSetupPrerequisites > Windows Installer 4.5 for Server 2003 32 bit > folder and install WindowsServer 2003-KB942288-v4-x86.exe (if using a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003) OR
    ISSetupPrerequisites > Windows Installer 4.5 for Server 2003 64 bit > folder and install WindowsServer 2003-KB942288-v4-x64.exe (if using a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003)
  3. Run setup.exe again to begin the installation