Using Setup.exe command: Error Code: Invalid Platform: The Thread Is Already In Background Processing Mode. (Doc ID 1662805.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Mobile Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Mobile Server

When attempting to install the mobile client using the setup.exe on MS windows 7
the following error occurs.

Insufficient information to proceed
Error Code: Invalid Platform: The thread is already in background processing mode.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Download setup.exe from the mobile server
2. execute it using this OS command:
start setup "MARC" "MARC" /user:administrator


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