Installing SQL server 2000 reporting service evaluation edition

I have SQL server 2000 developer edition with SP2, I downloaded and installed  the SP 3a in order to install the SQL server 2000 reporting service evaluation edition. I tried many times to install Installing SQL server 2000 reporting service evaluation edition but every time a message appears telling me you have to install SP 3a. I run SELECT @@version after installing the SP 3a , but Unfortunately I got the following: Microsoft SQL Server  2000 - 8.00.194 (Intel X86)   Aug  6 2000 00:57:48   Copyright (c) 1988-2000 Microsoft Corporation  Developer Edition on Windows NT 5.1 (Build 2600: Service Pack 2).
I have win 2000 advanced server.
MOUSTAFACISAAsked:
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YurichConnect With a Mentor Commented:
you don't need any VS for MS SQL Server, but you SHOULD uninstall VS2003 and install it ONLY after you installed your MS SQL Server and all patches!!

Cheers,
Yurich
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YurichCommented:
what happens when you install your sp 3a? does it complete installation?
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MOUSTAFACISAAuthor Commented:
Yes, and a message tell it has been successfully completed.
I installed many times and no error messages appeared.
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MayaPCommented:
i have the same issue. it's annoying.
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YurichCommented:
have you tried to uninstall MS SQL Server completely and install it again and try to install SP again? Do you have a Visual Studio on the same machine? In the case you do, you had to install MS SQL first, and then VS - if you didn't, it might be remotely related to the problem.

!! Do not try uninstalling MS SQL Server unless you're a DBA or you have a consent of your DBA to do it as it cause a lot of problems!!

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Yurich
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MOUSTAFACISAAuthor Commented:
I will try to uninstall MS SQL Server completely and install it again and try to install SP again.
However, I have a Visual Studio 6 on the same machine, do I need Visual Studio .NET 2003?
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MOUSTAFACISAAuthor Commented:
Thanks Yurich
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