problem while installing the sqlserver-2005 in virtual os win2003


  •   I am trying to install Microsoft Sql Server 2005 in Windows Server 2003(enterprise edition) Virtual machine.I am having the host machine with Linux6.3.

    it is showing error

    "your os is not having service pack level requirements" what is the solution for this problem

    Wednesday, May 01, 2013 8:47 AM


  • When installing SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2003, the OS needs to be running SP1 or higher.  Upgrade your OS to SP1 or higher and the install should work fine.  For all SQL Server 2005 OS requirements, please see the following:

    Sam Lester (MSFT)

    My Blog

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Please remember to click "Mark as Answer" and "Vote as Helpful" on posts that help you. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

    Wednesday, May 01, 2013 10:03 AM