error: Failed to run MSDE2000 during the installation of any Borland products that requireMicrosoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine

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Problem:

error: Failed to run MSDE2000 during the installation of any Borland products that requireMicrosoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine

Resolution:

Failed to run MSDE2000 during the installation of any Borland products that require Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine

Applicable for:

Product: All the products requiring Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine

Version:any

OS:

Microsoft Windows 98

Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 with Service Pack 5 (SP5), or later

Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 with Service Pack 5 (SP5), or later

Microsoft Windows NT version 4.0 Server Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 5 (SP5), or later

Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server

Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

> http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/msi/setup/msizap_exe.asp http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/msi/setup/msizap_exe.asp

Problem Description:

While installing a Borland product that requires Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine,the following error message appears:

"Failed to run MSDE2000 which is mandatory for the Sample. Do you still wish to continue without the Sample?" if you click on NO the installation quits, if you click on YES , you will not be able to run the Borland Software.

Resolution:

Remove Windows Installer References to Installed Products using the Msizap.exe tool, available on the Microsoft support site :

Old KB# 28213
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