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SQL Server Setup failure

Posted on 2013-02-06
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Hello,

During installation of a NEW SQL Server stand-alone installation, after I select all the features to install and the paths, I get the following window:

"SQL Server Setup failure" (headline)
"SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:
Requested value 'ReFS' was not found.

Error code 0x84BB0001"

Does anyone has a bright idea?
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<this problem is because you are trying to install any component of sql 2012 on a ReFS formatted drive

install on an NTFS drive or format the target drive to NTFS and all works fine.
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more:
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqlgetstarted/thread/af6ab4d5-412b-4061-a290-e1655d5abdbd
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by:zettler92656
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I figured it out: REFS is Microsofts new file format. It was introduced with Windows 8 and Windows 2012 Server. I just reformated the drive, I intended MS SQL Server to install on and everything was fine.
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MS may fix this soon
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