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Resolving error "error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid" when installing MapInfo Pro 17.0.1 and later

Products affected: MapInfo Pro™
 

Issue

During the installation of MapInfo Pro 17.0.1, the following error is displayed:

"error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid"

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Cause

This error occurred because the user unzipped the Pro 17.0.1 installation download and then copied only the
setup.exe, MapInfo Pro 17.0.1 64bit.msi and data1.cab files to a new location and ran the install.
In the installation of previous MapInfo Pro versions ,those were the only 3 files needed to install MapInfo Pro.

Resolution

UPDATED: November 30, 2018
The error occurred because the user did not copy ALL of the files in the downloaded zip file to the new location.
They did not copy the *.mst files which are part of the new Global MapInfo Pro installation package, starting with version 17.0.1.
These files are needed for the Pro installation and if missing, the error detailed above is thrown.
To resolve this error, copy the missing *.mst files to the folder where the installation is to be run from:

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