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Error when Installin 2008 SQL Express on Vista.

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When installing 2008 SQL Express it fails with the following error in the sql_engine_core_inst_Cpu32_1.log file

Specified instance {B8E9F8A1-9F4D-43D5-ABD6-1DF067FAA469} via transform :InstID02.mst;:InstName01.mstInstName01 is already installed. MSINEWINSTANCE requires a new instance that is not installed.
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do you have any instance of SQL SERVER already installed on your machine if yes
while installing new SQL Express change the instance name and try i.e SQLExpress2008
hope that helps
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Thanks. Problem Solved
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