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Installation of Microsoft SQL server Native CLient failed RRS feed

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  • On the 1st stage of the installation process the following message appears;

    "installation of Microsoft SQL server Native Client failed because a higher version already exists"

    The machine has SQLSERVER 2005 Express on it (latest update) and I do not want to delete this as it is in use.
    I want to install an instance of the WORKGROUP edition on the same server and test it before I uninstall the EXPRESS version that is working fine.

    Any help appreciated!
    Stephen

    Wednesday, July 2, 2008 5:14 PM

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