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Installing sqlserver 2000 fails server error logs C:WINDOWS\sqlstp.log

Installing sqlserver 2000 fails on windows xp with the following error "fails server error logs C:WINDOWS\sqlstp.log"  Below is the last part on the sqlstp.log  I have no idea whatthe problem is as I am new to sqlserver. Thanks in advance.


MSSQLSERVER -V 1 -M 0 -Q "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS" -H 67090 -U sa -P
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Starting Service ...

SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS

-m -Q -T4022 -T3659

Connecting to Server ...

driver={sql server};server=plinnane-us;UID=sa;PWD=;database=master

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]General network error. Check your network documentation.

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]ConnectionRead (WrapperRead()).

driver={sql server};server=plinnane-us;UID=sa;PWD=;database=master

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]General network error. Check your network documentation.

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]ConnectionRead (WrapperRead()).

driver={sql server};server=plinnane-us;UID=sa;PWD=;database=master

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]General network error. Check your network documentation.

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]ConnectionRead (WrapperRead()).

SQL Server configuration failed.

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15:58:35 Process Exit Code: (-1)
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YurichCommented:
it looks like you have network connection problem - do you have enought privileges to run installation? are you trying to specify a remote server during installation?

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Yurich
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dplinnaneAuthor Commented:
I found the answer please refund pints.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/285100/en-us

FIX: Installation fails when Windows computer name is mixed or lowercase
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Article ID : 285100
Last Review : October 7, 2005
Revision : 5.3
This article was previously published under Q285100
BUG #: 351711(SQL2000)
SYMPTOMS
Connection attempts over the shared memory network library fail on a server where GetComputerName returns a lower or mixed case server name.

When the shared memory connection attempt fails the SQL Server 2000 network library attempts to connect over an alternate protocol.

When you install any edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE 2000) on a computer whose name is all lowercase or mixed case, Setup may fail, and you receive one of the following messages:

For MSDE 2000:
Setup failed to configure the server. Refer to the server error logs and setup error logs for more information.
For SQL Server 2000:
Setup failed to configure the server. Refer to the server error logs and sqlstp.log for more information.
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CAUSE
GetComputerName is used to obtain the local computer name. The client network library component (DBMSLPCn.dll) converts the name to all upper case. The server network library component (SSMSLPCn.dll) leaves the name as returned.
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dplinnaneAuthor Commented:
Found the bug FIX: Installation fails when Windows computer name is mixed or lowercase.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/285100/en-us
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dplinnaneAuthor Commented:
Suggest point be refunded as I solved the question myself, maybe give 100 for effort.
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YurichCommented:
no, thank you. you solved it yourself and that's fine - you can post a request in the community area to close the question (PAQ) and refund the points.
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CetusMODCommented:
PAQed with points refunded (500)

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