Information that makes life easier when it comes to installing, managing, and using Windows Vista.
Start About FAQ Blogroll Shop

ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB2518041

“0xC00E5201″ error code occurs when you try to create an .msp file in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • You use the Microsoft Windows Platform Software Development Kit (SDK) utility (Msimsp.exe) to generate a Windows Installer update (.msp) file. The .msp file contains many files.

In this scenario, the Msimsp.exe utility does not generate the .msp file. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

Failed to create patch. Error code: 0xC00E5201

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2518041.

Get notified of new posts for FREE via RSS or E-mail

Subscribe to ITsVISTA!

Related Posts