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Posted on 2011-03-25
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On 2008 server R2 x64 bit installing SQL Express 2008 R2 x64

Detailed results:
  Feature:                       Database Engine Services
  Status:                        Failed: see logs for details
  MSI status:                    Passed
  Configuration status:          Failed: see details below
  Configuration error code:      0xDC80C325
  Configuration error description: Access is denied
  Configuration log:             C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20110325_195340\Detail.txt

I looked at the log and not sure if that will help anybody
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by:Daniel_PL
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Run setup as an administrator.

Here's instruction installing express r2 on win 2008 r2:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/petersad/archive/2009/11/13/how-to-install-sql-server-2008-r2-express-edition-november-ctp.aspx
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by:snyderkv
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The link is exactly what I did, pretty much clicked next next next next. I don't see any value in it.

I gave the sql service account debug program rights, it also has logon as service right and local administrator. UAC is off, firewall service is started but turned off for allprofiles state. IIS is installed and I put it in 32bit mode and registered 32bit ASP

Maybe that has something to do with it. I'll install 32bit SQL 2008 R2 tomorrow and see.

I'm also installing the 64bit sql in the x86 folder (default) not sure if that's it.
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by:Daniel_PL
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SeDebugPrivilege should be granted for admin account (to run setup), not for SQL Server service account.
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Ok will try it again. I'll get back.
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FIXED!

I installed the 32bit version instead and it worked. Why wouldn't 2008Express 64bit work on 2008 R2 64bit? I don't know. I think it had something to do with the directory installation path not being in the x86 folder? Or maybe because I registered ASP.net for 32bit and IIS in 32bit mode. I do remember this being an issue even with a full install of SQL so it's definately the bits and not the version of SQL.

Thanks

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Fixed by installing 32bit
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