Error 0x84bb0001 - installation of 2012 SQL server on Windows 10 Pro


  • Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.
    Error code: 0x84BB0001

    Happens on installation for Database Engine Services & SQL server replication

    says to follow this link but it doesn't lead anywhere for me:

    I have the installation log if that would be useful.

    Stumped on this one - anybody got an idea what to do?

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 4:50 AM

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  • check registry and Detail Global rules.txt as mention in link

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    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:02 AM
  • Hi metatron2,

    I’m sensing permission issues here, could you please follow the instructions here to start setup.exe as administrator and see if it work around the issue? If the issue persists, could you please locate and upload the most recent setup log and share the link here so we can have a better understanding about the issue?

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


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    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 9:09 AM