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"Installer failed to initialize" error while installing Adobe Captivate.
While installing Adobe Captivate, if the extractor (.exe/.app) is unable to extract the package, you encounter the error message "Installer failed to initialize".
There are multiple reasons why the error message displays.
In this document, we have provided a solution to a couple of such scenarios.
Solution: Extract the contents of the .7z file with the help of .exe and then run the setup file to install.
A terminal window opens and initializes the installer. You are given the option to install in trial mode or utilize a serial number.
Solution: Copy the content of disc to a local directory (for example, Desktop) and then start the installation process.
Solution: Rename the OOBE folder to OOBE_old in the location mentioned below and download the latest version of the Application manager.