[wix-users] Uninstall Throws 0x8007015E (Reboot is Pending) but RebootPending variable is 0

Edwin Castro egcastr at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 11:05:50 PST 2020

Is that error during uninstall telling you that the uninstall didn't happen
(was blocked) because something (perhaps your product or perhaps
something else) requires a reboot? Is it possible something other than your
product is the root cause here?

Edwin G. Castro

On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 10:56 AM Bryan Dam via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:

> Wondering if anyone has come across this before.  I'm in the testing phase
> of a new custom BA and the uninstall will sometimes fail with  0x8007015E
> (-2147024546) which translates to "No action was taken as a system reboot
> is required."  I have logic that looks at the RebootPending built-in string
> variable but in these cases it's always been 0 which supposedly indicates
> that no reboot is supposedly required.  It's not strictly repeatable so I'm
> not sure I'm going to get too worked up about it but figured I'd throw it
> out there and see if anyone has seen the same thing.
>         Thanks,
>              Bryan
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