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  • Clean install of Windows 10, Windows10_InsiderPreview_x64_EN-GB_10162

    Setup for 2016 fails on Install Setup FIle step. Not sure if this is a SQL issue or Windows.

    TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2.1 (CTP2.1) Setup
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    The following error has occurred:

    Unable to open Windows Installer file 'D:\redist\VisualStudioShell\VC10SP1\x64\vc_red.msi'.

    Windows Installer error message: The system cannot open the device or file specified.
    .

    Click 'Retry' to retry the failed action, or click 'Cancel' to cancel this action and continue setup.

    For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&ProdVer=13.0.300.44&EvtType=0xDC80C325

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    BUTTONS:

    &Retry
    Cancel
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    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:24 AM

All replies

  • methods:
    • Save the Windows Installer package to a folder that is not encrypted.
    • Install the Windows Installer package to a folder that is not encrypted.
    • Turn off encryption on the %TEMP% folder.

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    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:39 AM