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Aged Yak Warrior

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Posted - 02/02/2013 :  19:02:20  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello there. Iam trying to install 2012 express.

but after confirming T&Cs and after a few next buttons.

then i get the following error.

TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure.

SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:

Could not load file or assembly 'file:///C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Setup Bootstrap\SQLServer2012\x86\Microsoft.SQL.Chainer.PackageData.dll' or one of its dependencies. The module was expected to contain an assembly manifest.

Error code 0x84B10001.

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i have uninstalled my 2008 version. but still ok getting the error.

does anyone know how i can sort this?



James K
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Posted - 02/03/2013 :  06:44:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sorry if this sounds too elementary - but, that sounds like a corrupt or incorrect download. Probably the easiest thing to try is to download it again from here making sure that you are downloading the correct version (x64 or x86)

Edited by - James K on 02/03/2013 06:44:22
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