Installation of SQLServer2008 fails (The registry key SYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesRsFx0102InstancesShares is missing)

Installation of SQLServer2008 might fail with below error 

  Detailed results:
  Feature:                       Database Engine Services
  Status:                        Failed: see logs for details
  MSI status:                    Passed
  Configuration status:          Failed: see details below
  Configuration error code:      0xCD263ADC@1306@30
  Configuration error description: The registry key SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RsFx0102\InstancesShares is missing.
  Configuration log:             C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20090410_153833\Detail.txt


To resolve this issue:

Create a new KEY with name   InstancesShares under registry path


Uninstall the failed Database engine components and reinstall the SQLServer 2008 instance after restarting the system.



Karthick P.K



Comments (3)

  1. Matt J says:

    Karthick P.K's suggestion worked for me also. Thank you.

  2. P Arul Kumar says:

    Thanking You Very much Karthik. It really worked. Once again Thanking you very much.

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