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Sql Server 2012 Could not find the Database Engine startup handle May 12, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — prazjain @ 2:34 pm
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I got this error when trying to install Microsoft SQL Server 2012, on Windows 2008 Server Virtual Machine.

This error happened when I unzipped the iso file for SQL Server 2012 and ran Setup.exe manually.


The solution as mentioned in above page, is to load the iso file as image in cd/dvd drive on Virtual Machine and do installation.

I hope this will save time for you.


Odbc drivers not found on Windows 7 Home 64 bit OS December 5, 2010

Filed under: ADO — prazjain @ 2:22 am
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I was writing an application that used ODBC drivers but then realized that none of the odbc drivers were present when I check in Control Panel –> ODBC sources. I see only two options SQL Server and SQL Server native client.

To see the other options that you used to see earlier, run the executable mentioned below :