MapInfo Professional v12.0.3 Maintenance Release – MSP file

Last modified: Aug 5, 2014

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Patch Requirements

The MSP file for the MapInfo Professional Maintenance Release only updates the English version of MapInfo Professional v12.0, v12.0.1 and v12.0.2

The MSP file for the MapInfo Professional Maintenance Release does not update:

  • Any pre-releases of MapInfo Professional v12.0.x
  • Any localized version of MapInfo Professional v12.0.x
  • MapInfo Professional Runtime v12.0.x
  • MapBasic v12.0.x
  • ProViewer v12.0.x


  • Windows XP Professional 32-bit Service Pack 3 (SP3)
  • Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1
  • Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 with 32-bit compatibility mode
  • Windows 8 32-bit
  • Windows 8 64-bit
  • Windows 2008 Server 32-bit SP2
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1 with XenApp 6.0
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1
  • Windows 2012 Server 64-bit


We recommend that you print this page for easy reference during the installation process.

Prior to Installing the Patch

  1. Ensure that MapInfo Professional v12.0 is already installed.
  2. Quit MapInfo Professional if it is running (and MapBasic if you have it installed) prior to launching the patch installer.

Download Instructions

  1. Create a temporary directory on your hard drive, such as C:\temp\MIPro1203patch.
  2. From the web page Click on the MapInfoProfessional12.0.3MaintenanceRelease.msp - this will cause the File Download dialog box to appear.
  3. Choose the "Save" button and navigate to the directory created in Step 1 (i.e. c:\temp\ MIPro1203patch).
  4. Once the download completes, use Windows Explorer to navigate to the directory created in Step 1 (i.e. c:\temp\MIPro1203patch).

Refer to the Maintenance Release Notes for detailed instructions and additional notes.

On Windows 7, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2, install this Maintenance Release with elevated privileges. To do this, right-click on the Command-Line Interpreter (cmd.exe) and select Run as administrator from the popup menu, then continue with the following instructions.

Upgrading MapInfo Professional Software. To run the Maintenance Release installer MSP file, type:
msiexecmsiexec /p MapInfoProfessional12.0.3MaintenanceRelease.msp

/p = applies the latest patch.

On Windows Windows 7, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2, a prompt for permission to continue may display. Click Allow or Yes to proceed (if you do not respond and the message times-out, then the upgrade is unsuccessful). You can upgrade silently by adding a silent parameter switch to the command, such as /qb, /qn, /qr, or /q.

For example:
msiexec /p MapInfoProfessional12.0.3MaintenanceRelease.msp REINSTALL=ALL

/qb = to see a basic progress dialog box during the installation

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