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sql 2012 installation

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  • i try to install sql server 2012 on a windows 7 laptop. the database engine services  with below error

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    Error installing SQL Server Database Engine Services Instance Features

    The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

    Error code: 0x80004005

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    what can I do to resolve it

    Thursday, February 9, 2017 3:31 PM

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  • This is a generis access denied error message. Did you run the installation using the Run As Administrator option?
    Thursday, February 9, 2017 3:34 PM
  • Please post the contents of summary.txt files generated after failed installation

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    Thursday, February 9, 2017 5:01 PM
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  • Hi Ifeanyin,

    Also, try change SQL Server service account to LOCAL SYSTEM during installation see if it helps.

    If you have any other questions, please let me know.

    Regards,
    Lin

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    Friday, February 10, 2017 5:05 AM
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