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Password Home Articles Register Forum RulesUser Blogs Gallery Community Community Links Social Groups Pictures & Albums Members List Go to Page... Sunday, January 06, 2008 11:40 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Indira, did u manage to get the problem fixed? ChangScott H. Installing MSDE Installing MSDE MSDE Not Installing Installing MSDE??? http://3swindows.com/sql-server/sql-server-2005-the-directory-name-is-invalid.html

All Rights Reserved. Kindly > provide me with a solution as its urgent, i will be highly grateful. > SOS !!!!!!!!!!!!!! > > Thanks and regars > shantanu > 25-10-2007, 02:54 PM Cannot connect to the database – please check the database. On the server i have installed SQL Server 2000. > I am really confuse and i have searched a lot on the net. http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic196578-9-1.aspx

If it's the former, what is the command line you are using? ChangScott H. Right-click on the Setup.exe file and select Create Shortcut.

You cannot upload attachments. Resources Join | Advertise Copyright © 1998-2017 ENGINEERING.com, Inc. I have had a bit of a play with this app in the past and have only ever seen this error under the circumstances described, unfortunately! You cannot edit your own posts.

Apr 19, 2007 Not posted here for a while as been stupidly busy, but here goes:This might sound a bit of a silly question, but what issues will I come across Close this window and log in. Join Now For immediate help use Live now! click here now You cannot post JavaScript.

Go to the Security Tab and make sure, the server accepts the mixed mode authentication. Posts 12,829 Thank Post 150 Thanked 866 Times in 685 Posts Blog Entries1 Rep Power 423 Re: MSDE the instance name specified is invalid no it's not. The SQL server service manager indicates that the SQL server is running. I would assume this would be done in the setup.ini in the MSDE folder before launch.

C:\Downloads\MSDE>msiexec /i sql2000.msi /log exception.log instancename="imalla" securitymode=sql sapwd="sapassword"Is something wrong in the command above? https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sqlserver/en-US/dd5a677b-f19d-43ed-9837-0724f6bcb82a/sql-server-msde-setup-error?forum=sqldatabaseengine Note:You cannot run the MSDE version executable from Windows Explorer. ChangScott H. When the reader is first executed (MyDataReader = sSql.ExecuteReader) these were the property values: depth = 0fieldcount = 5hasrows = trueisclosed = falseItem = In order to evaluate an indexed property,

Components Used This document is applicable to any server running a Cisco approved application that utilizes an instance of MSDE 2000 such as Cisco Unity 3.0, 3.1, or 4.0 with 32 have a peek at these guys Home Forum iSpy New Posts Today's Posts Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Blogs Wiki What's New? View 1 Replies View Related Installing A Default Instance AFTER A Named Instance??? Double-click on the shortcut to Setup.exe to run the upgrade.

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Depending on how far it progressed, the interrupted install process may have added repository files to the target folder. 2. I can not read your attached .gif file. You cannot post or upload images. check over here Please download the SQL Server 2005 Express Edition from http://msdn.microsoft.com/sql/express/ and follow the installation instructions in the download.

Now both "Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition" and "MSDE 2000 Release A" are not successfully installed and configured in my PC. Problem Installing MSDE Problem Installing MSDE Help Installing MSDE 2000A Beginner Needs Help Installing MSDE Problem Installing Msde Installing Northwind On MSDE Trouble In Installing MSDE A Trouble Installing MSDE Problem You cannot post EmotIcons.

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You may read topics. See Also Troubleshooting the Installation Last updated on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. Delete the target folders containing the repository files added during the interrupted installation. 2. Refer to the server error logs and setup error logs for more information.'---I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling everything as well as everything else I can think of.I would be forever

View 4 Replies View Related Installing MSDE With A Different Instance Name Jul 20, 2005 Hi All,I'm trying (and have been for ages) to install a MSDE server with adifferent instance Log in :: Register :: Not logged in Home Tags Articles Editorials Stairways Forums Scripts Videos Blogs QotD Books Ask SSC SQL Jobs Training Authors About us Contact Then, delete these repository folders: {4A793EDD-A496-445D-9A2C-E7FB61C94F84} {E7D10479-A416-4AFE-94CC-E4129090F75F} Please insert disk:There are two instances in which this problem may occur. 1. this content anybody help me how to install the msde 2000.

You cannot post new polls. I clicked on the setup.exe file which is located in C:sql2ksp3MSDE directory , then the following Error message appear to me: ========================================= ---------------------------------------- Microsoft SQL Sever Desktop Engine ---------------------------------------- The instance The time now is 11:30 PM. When i try to install MSDE or SQL SERVER 2000 Sp 3a, i get the error message "The instance name specified is invalid".

Still it doesn't work. Privacy Policy Support Terms of Use Developer Network Developer Network Developer Sign in Subscriber portal Get tools Downloads Visual Studio SDKs Trial software Free downloads Office resources SharePoint Server 2013 resources Try to use a different instance name. The install process is interrupted before it finishes.

Any help??ThanksCrystal.