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How do I install and run MSDE2000A (mssql$netsdk) on the command prompt of Windows 7?

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Hello. I'm trying to install MSDE2000A on a Windows 7 machine, and the database book I'm using described doing so through the command line. First I installed it to C:\< folder >. Everything went fine (except for a Windows 7 compatibility issue notice), until I started to actually run it. I was in the directory in the command line, and I typed net start mssql$netsdk. As a result I get the response

"System error 5 has occurred.

Acess is denied."

After trying to look up a solution, I found that Windows 7 had an issue with developer stuff being put outside of users' directories, so then I installed it again, this time in C:\Users\< username >\< folder >. The same problem occurred.

Where do I go from here?


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