SQL 2005 not installing on Vista

  j3nks 15:31 05 Mar 2008
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When trying to install SQL on a Vista PC it attempts to install for a couple on minutes and they says you will have to manualy update.
I have tried downloading SQL and manualy installing but still cannot get SQL to install.
I have a fix for this problem on XP but it does not work for Vista
Any help would be appreciated
Ian

  brundle 19:21 05 Mar 2008

Which version of SQL? click here

If you mean MySQL 5.0.51a there's a bug in the installer which sometimes prevents re-installation. Had the same problem on a system I use at work.
Stick with 5.0.45 for now.

  brundle 20:31 05 Mar 2008

Sorry, typing started before brain engaged - SQL2005 - did you try right clicking the installer and selecting Run as administrator?

  j3nks 22:13 05 Mar 2008

It is being run as administrator and has installed successfully on other Vista PC's. With XP I can change the security on one of the folders and it will install fine but unfortunately the folders have different names in Vista so cant find the correct folder

  j3nks 22:17 05 Mar 2008

Forgot to say SQL 2005 express sp2

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