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Error: "Alteryx is not installed" error occurs when installing Predictive Tools or Alteryx Intelligence Suite

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Error: “Alteryx is not installed” error happens when installing Predictive Tools or Alteryx Intelligence Suite

 

Environment Details

 

Installing Alteryx Intelligence Suite (AIS) or Alteryx Predictive Tools fails with the following error:

 
Alteryx is not installed. 
 
  • Alteryx Designer, Server
    • Version(s): All
  • Alteryx Predictive Tools
  • Alteryx Intelligence Suite (AIS)


Example when installing Alteryx Predictive Tools:

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Example when installing Alteryx Intelligence Suite:

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Cause

 

The error can happen for any of the following conditions:

  1. Incorrect Alteryx version is used.
  2. If the "Installinfo.ini" file is not found.


 

Resolution


Please perform the following steps:

1. Check if the correct Alteryx Predictive Tools/Alteryx Intelligence Suite version installer is being used. First, go to Help > About in Designer to check the Designer version and whether Admin or Non-admin version is being used.

Examples:
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For Alteryx Designer Admin version and Alteryx Server version
 
  • Use Alteryx Predictive Tools Admin version
Installer name: RInstaller_<Version>.exe
 
Example:
RInstaller_2022.1.1.25127.exe
 
  • Use Alteryx Intelligence Suite Admin version
Installer name: AlteryxAISInstall_<Version>.exe
 
Example:
AlteryxAISInstall_2022.1.1.25127.exe


For Alteryx Designer Non-admin/User version
 
  • Use Alteryx Predictive Tools Non-admin version
Installer name: RNonAdminInstall_<Version>.exe

Example: 
RNonAdminInstall_2022.1.1.25127.exe
 
  • Use Alteryx Intelligence Suite Non-admin version
Installer name: AlteryxAISNonAdminInstall_<Version>.exe

Example:
AlteryxAISNonAdminInstall_2022.1.1.25127.exe
 

2. If the correct Alteryx Predictive Tools/Alteryx Intelligence Suite version is used, check whether you have the InstallInfo.ini file in the following location:

For Alteryx Designer Admin version and Alteryx Server version

Location: C:\ProgramData\Alteryx\Engine\<Version>

Example:
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For Alteryx Designer Non-admin/User version

Location: C:\Users\<User>\AppData\Roaming\Alteryx\Engine\<Version>
 
Example:
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If for some reason, you do not have the "<Version>" folder in the mentioned location, please create one and follow the instructions below to add the "InstallInfo.ini" file. 

If the "InstallInfo.ini" file is missing, please create one with the following content or use the "InstallInfo.ini" in this article. Do note you still need to modify the attached "InstallInfo.ini" to reflect the correct version, title and install location.

For Alteryx Designer Admin version
[Settings]
InstallDir64=<INSTALL_PATH>\Alteryx\bin
InstallTitle=Alteryx <VERSION> x64


For Alteryx Server version
[Settings]
InstallDir64=<INSTALL_PATH>\Alteryx\bin
InstallTitle=Alteryx <VERSION> x64 Server


For Alteryx Designer Non-admin/User version
[Settings]
InstallDir64=<INSTALL_PATH>\Alteryx\bin
InstallTitle=Alteryx <VERSION> x64 (User)

NOTE: Please replace <INSTALL_PATH> with the location where Alteryx Designer is installed.
Examples:
InstallDir64=C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Alteryx\bin
InstallDir64=D:\Alteryx\bin
InstallDir64=C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin

Please replace <VERSION> with the Designer version.
Examples:
InstallTitle=Alteryx 2022.1 x64
InstallTitle=Alteryx 2021.4 x64 (User)
InstallTitle=Alteryx 2021.3 x64 Server

An example of the content in the "InstallInfo.ini":
 
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