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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