[RESOLVED] SQLDOM fails to install - by Arvind Shyamsundar

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ID 767144 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 3
Opened 10/11/2012 11:50:03 PM
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I am trying to install the 32-bit SQLDOM.MSI from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29065. The installation fails with the error:

"Error writing to file: Microsoft.SqlServer.TransactSql.ScriptDom.dll. Verify that you have access to that directory."

I have verified that the MSI is intact by installing it on other machines.
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Posted by JamesQMurphy on 7/25/2014 at 7:13 AM
I agree with ajhuddymsdn. The issue should not have been closed and the MSI should have checked for .NET 4.0 first.

Thank you Arvind for posting the solution. I had the same issue and it was because .NET 4.0 was not installed.
Posted by ajhuddymsdn on 2/6/2013 at 3:05 PM
No, it shouldn't be closed. The MSI should give a warning that .NET 4.0 is not installed.
Posted by Microsoft on 10/23/2012 at 11:44 AM
Thank you for confirming, the issue will be closed. Alex Grach [MSFT]
Posted by Arvind Shyamsundar on 10/12/2012 at 12:07 AM
My apologies, please close this as a false alarm. The issue occurred due to non-installation of the .NET 4.0 framework.

It would have been nice to have a pre-requisite check, though :-)