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Attempting to execute a tool from the Coverage Tools toolbox, returns the following error message:
"Failed to create tool object"
ArcInfo Workstation has not been installed on the computer.
The tools in the Coverage Tools toolbox are run by executing ArcInfo Workstation commands. In order to run these tools, ArcInfo Workstation software must be installed on the computer, in addition to ArcGIS Desktop - ArcInfo.
Install ArcInfo Workstation.
ArcInfo Workstation must be installed by a user with Administrative permissions on the computer.
ArcInfo Workstation cannot be installed in a location with spaces in the path. It is recommended to install to the default location of C:\arcgis.
For ArcGIS Desktop versions 9.x, the Coverage Tools must be added manually to ArcToolbox. See the link in the Related Information below for a procedure to add the Coverage Tools.