SQL Server 2008 continually asking you to reboot even after you just rebooted


There have been reports that SQL Server 2008 will ask you to reboot after just rebooting.  This problem is happening because several applications are marking files in such a way that SQL Server 2008 Setup interprets as a reboot is needed.

 

If you experiencing this issue, you can add the following command line to the Setup:

/SKIPRULES=RebootRequiredCheck

You also need to add the Setup scenario to run to the command like. You need to add /Action=Install or /Action=Upgrade to the command line.

 

You should only use this command line if you are experiencing the issue describe above.

 

This issue is also documented in Knowledge based article: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=2008982


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