Article ID: 929667 - View products that this article applies to.
When you install Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 2 (SP2) Community Technology Preview (CTP), you receive the following error message:
This problem may occur if one of the following conditions is true:
An installation package for the product Microsoft SQL Server Native Client cannot be found. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package 'sqlncli.msi'
This problem occurs because SQL Server Setup must access the installation files of the SQL Server Native Client SDK component. However, these files were not installed or were deleted.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 929667 - Last Review: January 2, 2007 - Revision: 1.1
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