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SQL 2008 upgrade error

Posted on 2011-03-03
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I receive an error when upgrading a SQL instance from 2000 to 2008. "The following error has occurred: One or more command-ilne switches were invalid."
I've tried to upgrade using the 'upgrade from SQL 2000 or 2005' option in the installation media.

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could you please post the summary.log file
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where can I find the summary.log file? I've searched for it but can't locate it.

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John
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it should be under the sql server folder in Program files
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Please look in %programfiles%\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\
In file summary.txt please find for 'error' or 'failed' messages.
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I've installed the DB on another server.

Thanks for your help.
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