Symptoms

When you try to install Microsoft SQL Server on a Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) with mount points, the SQL Server Setup fails and returns an error message as shown below:

Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Resolution

Service pack information for SQL Server 2016

This problem is fixed in the following service pack for SQL Server:

Service packs are cumulative. Each new service pack contains all the fixes that are in previous service packs, together with any new fixes. We recommend that you apply the latest service pack and the latest cumulative update for that service pack. You do not have to install a previous service pack before you install the latest service pack. Use Table 1 in the following article to find more information about the latest service pack and latest cumulative update.

Determine the version, edition, and update level of SQL Server and its components

References

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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