As part of creating a developer virtual machine you need to install the SharePoint 2013 bits. Now with the release of Service Pack 1 you can install both SharePoint 2013 and Service Pack 1 in one run.
But when I installed the software bits an exception was raised.
Problem Event Name: OfficeClassicSetup
SETUP EXE VERSION: 15.0.4454.1000
SETUP DLL NAME: SVRSETUP.DLL
SETUP DLL VERSION: 15.0.4569.1503
ERROR CODE: 1603
MSI HRESULT: Unspecified
ERROR DETAILS: FC73469E
FIRST ERROR CODE: 1603
OS Version: 6.3.9600.2.0.0.272.7
Locale ID: 1043
After digging around on the internet and trying different solutions the failing of the installation seems to be related to the CPU count. After increasing the number of virtual processors on the VM to 2 processors and re-running the prerequisites installer and SharePoint 2013 installer everything worked like a charm.
- Increase virtual processor count to at least 2
- Re-run SharePoint 2013 prerequisites installer
- Re-run SharePoint 2013 installer