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Installation and shell to move physical and logical SQL Server in azure IaaS VM

Firts of all excuse my english is not my primary language. We are creating an azure template to deploy an IaaS machine with disks C and D with windows server, and the idea is also deploy an ...
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Application/MS SQL Server Express Installer

We're developing a small(ish) application that collects and stores data. It's low-throughput, low-volume, but needs to be able to archive and retrieve data from (almost) arbitrarily earlier times, ...
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Preparing a cluster installation fails at Setup Support Rules Step (Not Clustered or the cluster service is up and online)

Today I was trying to install a SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster environment on Windows Server 2012 R2 servers and after doing all the necessary steps to prepare the cluster (like Creating an iSCSI Virtual ...
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How to add Reporting services sharePoint features in SQL Server 2008R2

I am facing some issues related to SSRS on SQL Server 2008R2, how can we have install below features: Reporting Services- SharePoint Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Products Any one could ...
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Unable to find server name of SQL Server

After installing SQL Server 2008 R2, it wants a server name. I tried SQLCMD -L on cmd, but it shows the error below: Data source name not found and no default driver specified What am I doing ...
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Installing SQL Server version 10.50.4000 is failing

I am attempting to install SQL Server 2008 R2 version 10.50.4000 on a virtual machine running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. When I try to install SQL Server, I get an error that, when I look it ...
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Why is my @@Version unchanged after upgrading?

I have SQL Server 2008 R2. I installed SQL Server 2014 with the option: Upgrade from SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012 and the process ended correctly. But ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 - Can't install “Full-text Search”

I have a "Microsoft SQL Server Express 2008 R2 SP1" installation on a machine without the "Advanced Services". Now I want to install the "Full-text Search", so I downloaded the setup "...
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Cannot reinstall SQL Server 2008 R2 after downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 7

Scenario: using SQL Server 2008 R2 Express under Windows 7 without problems. Then I upgraded to Windows 10 without problems. Then I downgraded back to Windows 7 (due to problems with other ...
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Can't uninstall SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

I have encountered the error on SQL Server 2008 R2 where Report Builder 3 fails to load with error Microsoft.ReportingServices.ComponentLibrary.Controls.dll, has a different computed hash than ...
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Why does SQL Server Management Studio crash?

When I open SSMS I get this message: SSMS - SQL Server Management Studio has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. What can I do? The issue persists after ...
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How to resolve “the specified account already exists” error during SQL Server 2008 R2 installation

I recently had a problem while installing Visual Studio 2012 and SQL Server 2008 R2 on a new development machine. My installation sequence was Visual Studio 2012 then install SQL Server 2008 R2. An ...
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Installing SQL server 2008R2/2012 on windows server 2012 box

we are trying to install SQL2k8R2 and SQL server 2012(Standard edition) on the windows server 2012 box (Standard 64 Bit). For SQL 2k8r2, i used slipstream method so as to bring set up to atleast SP1 ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 to SQL Server 2012 Install

I'm trying to upgrade one of my SQL servers from 2008R2 to 2012 and I'm getting an error popup within a couple of seconds from starting the setup The Error is TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. ...
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Unable to install SQL named instance as it says RS feature exist, even after dropping it

We are trying to Un-install a named instance from one of our servers. But, don't know why it did not un-installed the reporting services even after proper selection was made during uni-install. ...
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Determine the SQL Server version and edition from the available set up, before actually installing it?

We are going through a downgrade process from SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise to Standard edition. To kick off the above activity, we were looking for available Standard Edition of SQL Server. We found ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 enterprise named instance [closed]

I have sql server 2008 r2 installed and I am using 3 named instances (2 express and 1 developer). For a task I need to use the CDC (change data capture) which is only in the enterprise edition. I have ...
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Setup error :Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation [closed]

Below is the detailed error message. I can't proceed with installation for the last one week. I've given full rights to registry keys that are associated to SQL Server but nothing has worked out. For ...
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Why SQL Server 2008 R2 do full installation for just adding another instance on the same machine

Why SQL Server 2008 R2 does a full installation for just adding another instance (only database engine) on the same machine? I thought it will be quick a installation, but it's not. What is SQL Server ...
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Reduce space used on C drive

I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on my laptop, under 32-bit Windows 7. The SQL Server installation is using approximately 30GB of space on my C: drive. Why is it using so much space, and how can I ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Silent Install - FullText Service Not working

I'm trying to build an installer for an app that installs SQL Server 2008 R2 ADV with fulltext already enabled, but couldn't sort it out. It must support Windows XP, so that's the first OS I'm ...
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Can I upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Developer?

Is there a migration path to upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard to SQL Server 2014 Developer? If so, are there any pain points? If not, how would you recommend I proceed? The context of this ...
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Unable to re-install an instance using the original instance name

We are trying to uninstall and re-install a 2008R2 instance. We have uninstalled the database engine but when we tried to re-install it we got the error "Original instance id\name in use". The ...
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Installing SQL Server Express in parallel of Standard

On a server I have a SQL Server 2008 r2 standard performing very bad. To make a quick & dirty test I would like to try to install express edition. This server is not administrated by me, it is a ...
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Unattended SQL install on a remote machine

My product installation does an unattended install of SQL Server (SQL Server Express by default). I use command line arguments rather than a configuration file, so I'm quite familiar with this process....
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Which Edition Of SQL Server Is On The Disc? [duplicate]

I have several SQL Server 2008 R2 setup discs, but they're not labelled with which edition (Standard, Developer, Enterprise etc.) they are for. Running them doesn't give much help as it just shows ...
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Installing Full Text Search to SQL Server 2008 R2

I installed sql server 2008 R2 Express successfully, then realised I need to get Full Text Search. So I downloaded the "Advanced Services Installation Package", but when I run it there is no option in ...
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SQL Server Instance Version [closed]

I'm working with a SQL Server with several instances. Four of my instances are at 10.50.2811.0 and the remaining two are at 10.50.1765.0 I've tried running SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 and CU 6 to get it ...
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Can I install SQL Server 2012 on a machine with 2008 R2 already?

I have been using SQL Server 2008 R2 for quite a while, and it is working great. Now I need to use SQL Server 2012. Will this effect my existing databases? How much risk is involved in installing SQL ...
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How can I skip reboot check and remove command line appearing during install of SQL Server?

While i am installing SQL Server 2008 R2 using the configuration file method I sometimes get an error in installation due to system reboot checking. After restarting my PC, SQL Server installs ...
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Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyser on Production

I came across an useful tool that Microsoft has released for configuration analysis. It's called Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyser 2.0. I downloaded and ran it on my local instance and got a ...
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SQL Server Installation choices

I'm installing SQL Server 2008 R2 which would be helpful in A. querying database. B. Analysis Services C. Reporting services and BIDS (SSRS) D. Powerpivot in Sharepoint During installation I get ...
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SQL SERVER installation error for any version 2008 r2 express edition

I am struggling since yesterday regarding the error, first my SSMS expired for some reason & i was not able to get it working. I was not abel to unstall all the soofware related to SQL Server &...
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Setting up SQL Server 2008 R2

I need to set up a SQL Server for a development environment for a client. First I installed SQL Server 2008, I was able to connect to it from SQL Server Management Studio fine but when I tried to ...
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SQL Server 2005 Tools makes SQL Server 2008 Express install fail

When I tried installing SQL Server 2008 Express, the install failed due to this line. How can I circumvent this, or fix the issue?
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Requirement of SQL Server 2008

The software I am installing requires SQL Server 2008. I have SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Version. I am having problem in the setup and finally I am arriving on the conclusion that my SQL Express can ...
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Error installing Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 with tools! Error code

When trying to install SQL Server 2008 R2, I get the following error: Error installing Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 with tools! Error code: -2068578303 Does anyone know what this means?
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Install SQL Server Express r2 2008 using a configuration file

I need to deploy my application with SQL Server Express. There is a way of installing sql express using a configuration file so that when deploying my application it appears as if I am only installing ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 64bits repair error

I had to reinstall the default server instance on one Windows 2008 R2 server. I checked that the sql groups were cleaned and the registry keys cleaned before reinstalling. After reinstalling, the ...
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Unattended install of SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster fails with error - “Illegal characters in path.”

I am trying to build an .ini file for unattended installations of SQL Server 2008 R2. I followed this blog post to build an initial .ini file: http://blogesh.wordpress.com/2008/09/23/silent-install-of-...