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SQL Server 2008 Developer Installation Error - Database Engine Failure

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am  trying to install SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition licensed version on my Windows XP Pro SP3 machine and Database Engine feature fails. Could anyone please help me with this issue.

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Overall summary:
  Final result:                  SQL Server installation failed. To continue, investigate the reason for the failure, correct the problem, uninstall SQL Server, and then rerun SQL Server Setup.
  Exit code (Decimal):           -2068643839
  Exit facility code:            1203
  Exit error code:               1
  Exit message:                  SQL Server installation failed. To continue, investigate the reason for the failure, correct the problem, uninstall SQL Server, and then rerun SQL Server Setup.
  Start time:                    2010-10-13 21:53:18
  End time:         

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