CTP 5: install fails - by Hugo Kornelis

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ID 311133 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 11/19/2007 2:42:12 AM
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I try to install CTP5 of SQL Server 2008 on a virtual PC running Windows XP (Dutch edition, SP2, all hotfixes and updates applied. I have installed NOD32 (antivirus), but no other software.

At the end of the CTP5 installation, the progress screen displays a status of "Failed" for the components Database Engine Services, Replication, and Reporting Services. For other components, the status is "Success".

A quick inspection of the log files does not give me any clue as to the reason. I lack the time for a detailed analysis of the log files, but I will attach them (as a ZIP file) to this bug report.

After this failed setup attempt, I can start up Management Studio, but I can not connect to SQL Server - the error message says the server is in single user mode, and only a single administrator can connect.
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Posted by Microsoft on 1/3/2008 at 10:07 AM
This will be fixed in a post-CTP6 release. The installation will no longer fail if the OS language is not supported. Instead the installation will proceed as if the OS were English.
Posted by Amy [MSFT] on 11/30/2007 at 2:46 PM
Hugo -

Thank you for posting your logs on the FTP site. We have downloaded them and are investigating your problem.


Amy Lewis
Posted by Hugo Kornelis on 11/19/2007 at 3:02 AM
Okay, after eight failed attempts to upload the zipped log files as an attachment here I decided to give up.

Please download the logfiles from http://www.juti.nl/hugo/Log.zip