Thursday, April 19, 2001 10:24 PM
Even I have faced this problem and then I found out the cause for it which turned out to be the OS problem.Make sure that you have met all the hardware and software requriements for websphere and it has to be installed on a Windows NT server with an account which has all the administrative rights to the local machine.
The below may be useful for you:
http://www.developer.ibm.com/tech/faq/results.pl?text=2140&results=full&focus=3&v iew= center&show=20&mark=yes#q3 - Link for faq on 2140 error.
All the best.