InstallShield Error Codes (Setup.log)

In the ‘Setup.log’ file, usually found in the installation source folder, system folder or root drive, locate the ‘ResultCode’ line.

List of InstallShield install Return Codes or ‘ResultCodes’ if you will:


0 Success


-1 General error
-2 Invalid mode
-3 Required data not found in the Setup.iss file
-4 Not enough memory available
-5 File does not exist
-6 Cannot write to the response file
-7 Unable to write to the log file
-8 Invalid path to the InstallShield Silent response file
-9 Not a valid list type (string or number)
-10 Data type is invalid
-11 Unknown error during setup
-12 Dialogs are out of order
-51 Cannot create the specified folder
-52 Cannot access the specified file or folder
-53 Invalid option selected

Source: IT Ninja