To do that, follow these steps: If the command doesn’t work, restart your PC and try the same steps again.
Solution 3 – Use SRT tool Users reported error 1603 while installing Skype, and according to them, this issue is caused by leftover files, file corruption or Windows installer issues.
Keep in mind that almost any antivirus tool can cause this issue, so even if you don’t use Mc Afee you can try removing your antivirus program.
Users reported some issues with Spyware Doctor, so if you have this tool installed, we suggest that you remove it and try to install Skype again.
Here is a screenshot of the latest Java 8 packages in the PDQ Deploy Package Library.
In most cases you can simply deploy the Java 8 Update 25 package.
For computers that have problems installing this then we recommend using the ALTERNATE package.
The video at the bottom of this post shows a Java 1603 error fix.You can get a trial license of PDQ Deploy Enterprise and ***UPDATE 2015-09-15*** One of our awesome power users, Selfman, sent us some information regarding the installation of Java on non-english versions of Windows and how he beat his particular 1603 error. The problem is within the installer which has some issues with Unicode / non-English characters.During the installation, the installer creates a installcache folder which is by default located (in Win XP) at C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application data\Oracle\Java\installcache\ This folder contains bspatch.exe, baseimagefam8, diff.Solution 5 – Delete Skype Video application Some versions of Skype might install Skype Video application with them, and this application can interfere with Skype update process causing error 1603 to appear.To fix this problem, simply uninstall Skype Video application and try to update or install Skype again.