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Application Center 2000 may fail to install if you attempt to install it on a computer that has Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2 installed. Application Center 2000 setup may roll back and not be completed.
This is caused by the installation of different versions of the dynamic-link libraries (DLLs) that are installed with the SQL Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) instance that is installed with Application Center 2000.
To install Application Center 2000 on a computer that has SQL Server 2000 SP1 installed, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Application Center 2000.
This problem is scheduled to be fixed in Application Center SP1.
The Microsoft Server Appliance Kit (SAK) Add On Pack also installs a MSDE instance which may cause the above issue.
If you have MDAC 2.7 installed prior to Application Center, the above issue may occur. It is recommnded to install Application Center before MDAC 2.7.
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