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SQL Server 2005 Installation issue on windows 2008 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Server Configuration
    Windows 2008 with SP1, Sharepoint, Visual studio 2008 installed and DOT NET 3.5

    I Installed SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server Enterprise 2008 Service pack 1, 32 bit server and its Stand alone

    Installation went through fine with out any errors and checked the services

    SQL Server FullText Search (MSSQLSERVER)

    SQL Server VSS Writer

    Were not started then got to know in the KB article
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936302 which stats need to install SP2 to resolve this issue.



    When I installed SQL Server Service pack 2, it got failed for only database services and all others was success.



    Product : Database Services (MSSQLSERVER)

    Product Version (Previous): 1399

    Product Version (Final) :

    Status : Failure

    Log File : C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Hotfix\SQL9_Hotfix_KB921896_sqlrun_sql.msp.log

    Error Number : 1920

    Error Description : MSP Error: 1920 Service 'SQL Server VSS Writer' (SQLWriter) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services.



    Then I got the link
    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqlsetupandupgrade/thread/bceb63ca-760b-4766-b2d6-9abfe2fd0f77



    But was not useful as the components was upgraded to SP2



    When I tried starting SQL Server VSS Writer I got the following error, I started using the local system account and with admin user also



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    Services

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    Windows could not start the SQL Server VSS Writer service on Local Computer.


    Error 14001: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail.


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    OK

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    Then I went to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter and double clicked got the following error



    [Window Title]

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe



    [Content]

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe


    The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail.

    [OK]

    Can you please help me out to resolve the issue
    Tuesday, September 22, 2009 2:56 PM