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  1. VS2005 Beta 2 and SQL Server 2005 April CTP (Developer Edition) Setup Failure

    SQL Server 2005 Express (April CTP) included within VS2005 Beta 2 DVD fails to install when SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition (April CTP) is already installed.

    It was my understanding with previous builds of Yukon and Whidbey that the install for SQL Server Developer should be done first and then the Visual Studio 2005 install should be done subsequently (including the express edition of SQL Server).

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    <=-=Apr 20 2005 9:03AM=-=>

    The issue is you installed Tools with SQL Developer Edition and the VS install of SQL Express attempts to install Tools as well. This is a known issue. The work around is to uninstall Tools installed with dev, install VS with SQL Express, uninstall the SQL Express tools and reinstall the DEveloper Tools.

    <=-=Apr 21 2005 8:55AM=-=>

    I’m assuming this won’t be the required work around for the RTM builds?

    <=-=Apr 21 2005 1:14PM=-=>

    This bug was reopened to ask a question.

    I’m assuming this won’t be the required work around for the RTM builds?

    Correct, that a workaround will not be required for this scenario and it will be fixed.

  2. SP1 install hangs early in process

    No prompt or setup screen is generated after running the SP1 exe. Running task manager shows 2 new processes running: hotfix.exe and a cmd.exe. They take zero CPU and will run for days (literally).

    c:\windows\hotfix\hotfix.log only contains:

    Successfully opened registry key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    Successfully read registry key: CommonFilesDir, string value = C:\Program Files\Common Files
    Successfully opened registry key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    Successfully read registry key: ProgramFilesDir, string value = C:\Program Files

    I don't see any error messages in the event viewer or SQL logs.

    If I kill the cmd.exe process before killing hotfix.exe I get a popup
    with title "Product Enumeration" and message…

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    <=-=Jun 5 2006 8:49AM=-=>

    The brief hotfix.log is uploaded.

    <=-=Jun 5 2006 3:24PM=-=>

    Thank you for your feedback. Please supply us with the setup log files located at windir\hotfix so we can continue to investigate this issue.

    Thank You,
    Peter Saddow

    <=-=Jun 6 2006 12:03PM=-=>

    Hotfix file uploaded

    <=-=Jun 20 2006 2:58PM=-=>

    Problem is solved:

    Hotfix.exe spawns a cmd.exe with command line switch “/C dir \\\c$” to get a directory listing. I have the environmental variable DIRCMD set to “/odg/p” which causes the dir command to pause after each page of directory listings. So, the sp1 installer was waiting forever at the dir’s prompt “Press any key to continue”. Taking the /p off the environmental variable fixed this problem.

    Now that has to make you laugh (well, on my end, after the hours on this issue, it’s kinda a sarcastic laugh).

    <=-=Sep 13 2006 1:33PM=-=>

    Thanks for…

  3. SP1 Setup and locked files

    From the Readme to SP1, I get the impression that if I don't stop services, the Setup will do so for me. Nevertheless, on every attempt, I've been prompted about locked files related to the Full-text and SQL Browser services.

    I've then opened SQL Configuration Manager to stop these services, whereupon I've closed SCM again. Nevertheless, the next reboot message have been about a DLL related to WinMgmt, that is SCM. Not knowing how to close an applicaiton that is not running, I've accepted a reboot.

    On one machine I first ran the BOL setup, before I ran the SP1…

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    <=-=Apr 14 2006 11:48AM=-=>

    Thank you for your feedback. We are looking to improve the locking files behavior in SP2. Peter Saddow

    <=-=Sep 13 2006 1:26PM=-=>

    Thanks for your feedback. This should be fixed in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2.

    Thanks,
    Peter Saddow

  4. RU: SQL Server 2005 (Russian text truncation in setup programm)

    RUS : ?????????? ????? ? ???????????
    ENG : russian text truncation in setup programm

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    <=-=Jun 30 2006 3:01PM=-=>

    Hi gavrilenko_s,
    Thank you very much for your feedback. We have corrected the issues in SQL 2005 Russian RTM.

    Appreciate your help!
    SQLLoc

    <=-=Oct 15 2007 1:19PM=-=>

    Confirming that this feedback was addressed in SQL Server 2005

  5. RU:BOL (Russian text truncation in BOL setup programm)

    Russian text truncation in BOL setup programm.

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