When you try to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, you receive one or more of the following error messages or experience one or more of the following symptoms. Additionally, you cannot continue with the setup.
Setup error messages or symptoms Error message 1
The system cannot open the device or file specified.
Error message 2
Setup.rll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.
Error message 3
The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package.
Error message 4
Error message 5
Error occurred during the login process due to bad media.
Error message 6
The cabinet file 'Sql.cab' required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used.
Error message 7
Error reading from file
Symptom 1 You cannot select x64 bit installation.
Symptom 2 Some components are missing on the Select Component page of Setup.
Error messages in SQL Server Setup log files Note For more information about SQL Server Setup log files, refer to the following topic in SQL Server Books Online:
Right-click Setup.rll, and then click Rename. See image
Type setup.rll.old, and then press Enter.
Rerun the Setup program.
If you are using a localized version of SQL Server, you can change the operating system settings to support localized versions. For more information about how to change the operating system settings, go to the following Microsoft website:
IMPORTANT Installations of different language versions of SQL Server instances on the same computer are not supported.
The error messages that are mentioned in the "Symptoms" section may have other causes. If the steps in the "Resolution" section do not resolve the problem, you may be experiencing a different problem. For more information, go to the following Microsoft websites:
To verify your installation media by using the Microsoft File Checksum Integrity Verifier tool, go to the following Microsoft website:
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