SitePoint Sponsor

User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Afrika
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Nigeria
    Posts
    1,737
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Installation of ms sql2008 failed

    Hello,
    am trying to install MS SQL 2008 64bit on a 2cpu server. But get this error

    TITLE: SQL Server 2008 Setup
    ------------------------------

    There are validation errors on this page. Click OK to close this dialog box. Review errors at the bottom Setup page, then provide valid parameters or click Help for more information.

    ------------------------------
    BUTTONS:

    OK
    ------------------------------


    TITLE: Message Details
    ------------------------------

    The INSTANCESHAREDWOWDIR command line value is not valid. Please ensure the specified path is valid and different than the INSTANCESHAREDDIR path.

    ------------------------------
    BUTTONS:

    OK
    ------------------------------


    I have changed the installation dir over and over again, but no luck

    any advice ?

    Ehi

  2. #2
    Follow Me On Twitter: @djg gold trophysilver trophybronze trophy Dan Grossman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2000
    Location
    Philadephia, PA
    Posts
    20,580
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

  3. #3
    Afrika
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Nigeria
    Posts
    1,737
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    thats for an upgrade, though same error message. Mine is a fresh install

  4. #4
    Afrika
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Nigeria
    Posts
    1,737
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I finally found a work around it, after 2 days of PURE HEADACHE

    I called M$ support and was asked to pay £199 ex vat to get a technician call me back.

    The problem was the fact that i was running a 64 bit version, finally found a work around here

    http://www.henrycordes.nl/post/2008/...all-error.aspx


Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •