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Install script for Pega Personal Edition 7.2 fails



Install script for Pega Personal Edition 7.2 fails with an unrecognized command error.

Error Messages

C:\Users\<user>\Downloads\Personal Edition 72>install.bat
'C:\Users\<user>\Downloads\Personal' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

Steps to Reproduce

1. Download Personal Edition
2. Unzip the package
3. Change to the unzipped directory
4. Run the install.bat command 

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules: embedded spaces in directory name is not supported.


Perform the following local-change: rename the directory name with spaces to one without spaces.


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Published March 25, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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