Last modified: Jun 24, 2016


In this patch, we have found an issue with the MapCAD add-in and certain other MapBasic utilities. We are working on an update which will resolve these issues and will get it ready as fast as possible. When it is available, we will send a note through the RSS feed. If you are using double-byte datasets, particularly with a Chinese or Japanese version of Windows, this current patch on this page (v15.2.3) is recommended. If you do not have these requirements we recommend waiting for the v15.2.4 patch release.

Patch Requirements

The MSP file for the MapInfo Pro Maintenance Release only updates the English version of MapInfo Pro v15.2, v15.2.1 and v15.2.2. Please note that this patch is only for the 64 bit release of MapInfo Pro 15.2.

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

  • Any pre-releases of MapInfo Pro 15.0 or 15.2.
  • Any localized version of MapInfo Pro v15.0 or 15.2.
  • MapBasic 15.0 or 15.2.


  • Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
  • Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1 with XenApp 6.0
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 64-bit SP1
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 64-bit
  • Windows 2012 Server R2 64-bit with XenApp 7.5


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

Prior to Installing the Patch

  1. Ensure that MapInfo Pro v15.2 is already installed.
  2. Quit MapInfo Pro 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\MIPro1523patch.
  2. Click on the the MapInfoPro15.2.3MaintenanceRelease-MSP file to download the zipped installer.
  3. Extract MapInfoPro15.2.3MaintenanceRelease.msp to the temporary directory created in step 1. (such as C:\temp\MIPro1523patch).

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

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 Pro Software. To run the Maintenance Release installer MSP file, type: msiexec /p

/p = applies the latest patch.

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 MapInfoPro15.2.3MaintenanceRelease.msp REINSTALL=ALL

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

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