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SQL Server 2008 R2 Setup - "Configuration system failed to initialize" error 0x84B10001 RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    I have downloaded "SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer (x86, x64, ia64) - DVD (English)" installation image from MSDN. And I have a popup with the following error message when I try to install SQL Server:

    SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:

    Configuration system failed to initialize

    Error code 0x84B10001.

    My operation system is Windows XP (x86). Previously I had Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2005 installed on my machine. But I have uninstalled them. After that I have installed SP3. And afer that I have downloaded "Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate (x86) - DVD (English)" installation from MSDN and installed it successfully. And after that I trying to install SQL Server 2008 R2 and getting the above mentioned error.

    Please provide me instructions how can I install SQL Server 2008 R2.

    Best Regards,
    Aleksandrs

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 12:51 PM

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