Hello, I used to work with Ardour/Linux. Now, I have tried to install Ardour on Win 10 for a friend and it failed:
"Installer integrity check has failed. Common causes include incomplete download and damaged media. Contact the installer’s author to obtain a new copy.
More information at:
What can I do?
Thank you in advance
I haven’t gotten that error before while installing on Windows. Where did you download the installer? That webpage link on the error message appears to be related to Sourceforge, which isn’t used by the Ardour project. If you downloaded Ardour anywhere other than this website, try a copy provided here (even the demo) and see if you still get the error.
We do in fact use NSIS to create the Ardour installer.
@Zonk Have you tried downloading the installer again? Perhaps you do in fact have an incomplete download.
Sorry for posting wrong information, my bad.
I have just checked, the installer works here without any issue.
To verify if you the download succeeded, verify one of the these the checksums:
File size in bytes
85120731 bytes Ardour-8.1.0-demo-w64-Setup.exe
85118118 bytes Ardour-8.1.0-w64-Setup.exe
FWIW I tried with a nightly/full in Windows 11 and got a similar error message but not from NSIS or at least it didn’t tell so.
I suspect it’s the usual thing, it can’t verify the package origin and thus refuses to install. I could get by by clicking the “Show details” link which opened another cryptic line of explanation text and the option to install nevertheless. That’s missing in the OP screenshot so this is not extremely helpful, just my 2 cents
The unsigned installer issue is different. That happens before the installer runs:
Thanks you for your quick response Robin. Checksums are ok. I tried the installation again on another Windows computer and it worked. Strange, I can’t understand why it works on one Windows computer and not on another. I also had success with wine.
It’s a pleasant community here and I’m happy to be able to make my small contribution as a subscriber, thank you!