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sqlserver 2008 installation failure in windows xp machine

Discussion in 'SQL Server 2008 General DBA Questions' started by priyaram, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. priyaram New Member

    i am trying to instal sqlserver 2008 in an pc having windows xp.
    I am getting the error :
    TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure.
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    SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:
    Object reference not set to an instance of an object..
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    BUTTONS:
    OK
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  2. techbabu303 New Member

    Are you installing SQL 2008 express edition on windows XP SP2 ?
    -Sat
  3. priyaram New Member

    it's the enterprise edition
  4. techbabu303 New Member

    This is not possible, please check the link below for software requirement for SQL server 2008 Enterprise 32 bit.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506.aspx

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