SQL Server Setup failure (Error code 0x858C001B)


  • When i'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 RC0 on a Windows 8 Machine i'll saw this error:


    TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure.



    SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:


    The SQL Server license agreement cannot be located for the selected edition, EVAL. This could be a result of corrupted media or the edition being unsupported by the media.


    Error code 0x858C001B.


    For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&EvtType=0xFDC38F1F%25400xA40CEF17%25401420%254027







    Anybody knows how to fix this??


    Monday, November 28, 2011 5:15 AM


  • HI Tony, thanks for filing the Connect bug for this issue so that we are aware of it within Microsoft!  I see in the bug notes that it appears the solution was to download an ENU ISO. 


    Thanks again for following up and confirming!
    Sam Lester (MSFT)

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    Friday, December 02, 2011 11:03 PM