SQL Server 2016 with SP1 Express Edition - Unable to Install Exit Code -2068119551 Attempted to Perform an Unauthorized Operation


  • Hi,

    I get the above error when I try to install SQL Server 2016 with service pack 1. A log file is produced. I can post in full but the summary is below.

    Thank you very much to any help received.

    Best regards, Richard.

    Detailed results:
      Feature:                       Database Engine Services
      Status:                        Failed: see logs for details
      Reason for failure:            An error occurred during the setup process of the feature.
      Next Step:                     Use the following information to resolve the error, uninstall this feature, and then run the setup process again.
      Component name:                SQL Server Database Engine Services Instance Features
      Component error code:          0x84BB0001
      Error description:             Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation.
      Error help link:     

    Sunday, April 2, 2017 9:41 AM

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