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Apr 14, 2008 at 04:09 PM

Error 1406 while installing SQL server 2005 on windows 2003 64 bit standard


Hi Gurus,

When I am trying to install SQL SERVER 2005 on Windows Serevr 2005 i get the error code 1406

I tried using the script sql4sap.vbs. and tried to set the named instance.

please suggest

Please find the contents of the Summary.txt

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 9.00.1399.06


OS Version : Microsoft Windows Server 2003 family, Standard Edition Service Pack 2 (Build 3790)

Time : Mon Apr 14 14:51:07 2008

Machine : UKSAPTEST02

Product : .NET Framework 2.0

Product Version : 2.0.50727

Install : Failed

Log File : C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UKSAPTEST02_.NET Framework 2.0.log

Last Action : InstallFinalize

Error String :Could not write value to key \Software\Classes\.appref-ms

Error Number : 1406


UKSAPTEST02 : There was an unexpected failure during the setup wizard. You may review the setup logs and/or click the help button for more information.

SQL Server Setup failed. For more information, review the Setup log file in %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Summary.txt.

Time : Mon Apr 14 14:52:26 2008

List of log files:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UKSAPTEST02_Core.log

Many thanks


Edited by: sreeram kaki on Apr 14, 2008 6:12 PM