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SQL Server Setup was unable add user ...

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I was trying to install SQL Server 2005  Developer edition on a Windows 2003 Server standard edition .

The error messages I got was

"TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Setup

SQL Server Setup was unable add user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM to local group SQLServer2005MSFTEUser$SANORAYA$MSSQLSERVER.

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=9.00.1399.06&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=29512&EvtType=sqlca%5csqlsecurityca.cpp%40Do_sqlGroupMember%40Do_sqlGroupMember%40x8ac


I run setup under Administrator account, the server is not a DC. Please shed some lite, I spent two days already trying everything in all possible combinations...


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