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This article describes the "Error 1619 installing sqlncli.dll" error message that you may receive when you install Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
When you install SQL Server 2005, you may receive the following error message:
Error 1619 installing sqlncli.dll
Additionally, the SQL Server 2005 Setup program exits.
This error message means that the installation package that includes the Sqlncli.dll file cannot be opened. For example, you may install SQL Server 2005 from a network. Typically, this issue occurs because of a network failure or because of insufficient user rights to access the package file.
In this case, you must verify the installation package file to make sure that the file exists and is a valid Microsoft Windows Installer package. To verify the file, contact the application vendor or the network administrator.