Installation for SQL Server 2008 Management studio fails with the MSI error code: 0x5EBE5729

SYMPTOMS: ========== Installation for SQL Server 2008 Management studio fails with the MSI error code: 0x5EBE5729   //////////////From Summary.txt//////////////////// Feature: Management Tools – Complete Status: Failed: see logs for details MSI status: Failed: see details below MSI error code: 0x5EBE5729 MSI log file location: <OS Drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\<Iteration ID>\trin_aide_Cpu32_1.log MSI error description: Note:…


SQL Server Management studio issues

What will happen if the indispensible SSMS crashes or worse just hangs? A lot of fretting!! (For the not-so SQLCMD savvy)….!! I have enclosed here two scenarios and their corresponding  resolutions PROBLEM 1 When we start up SQL Server Management studio we get the following pop-up: “SQL server management studio has encountered a problem and…