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 "Error reading setup initialization file" during installation

Background: The SixBit installation is a single exe file that gets downloaded to a user's...

 Error - Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo"

Background:As part of our SixBit installation, we download and install a copy of SQL Server 2008...

 Error 27502: SQL Server 2008 R2 failed to install during SixBit Installation

Background:As part of our SixBit installation, we download and install a copy of SQL Server 2008...

 Error 27506: The server could not load DCOM (7404)

Background:As part of our SixBit installation, we download and install a copy of SQL Server 2008...

 Error 27552: Existing Database Needs to be Removed

Symptom:During installation, the user sees the following error:Error 27552. Error creating...

 Installation doesn't recognize SQL Server and causes reboot loop

Background:SQL Server 2008 R2 provides the database component for SixBit. The first time you...

 Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio

SQL Server 2008 R2 is downloaded and installed the first time you install SixBit. This is the...

 Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 for SixBit

During installation, SixBit installs its own instance of SQL Server 2008 R2, so normally you do...

 Installing SQL Server 2014 Express for SixBit

Preface If you are running Windows Vista, this article does not apply to you.  SQL Server...

 Installing SQL Server 2014 Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server 2014 is downloaded and installed the first time you install SixBit (3.0 Versions and...

 Is there a way to install SixBit without installing SQL Express? I already have a SQL Server Environment using a paid version of SQL and would like to use that?

Is there a way to install SixBit without installing SQL Express? I already have a SQL Server...

 SQL Server Configuration Manager Settings for SixBit

Setting SQL Server Configuration Manager Settings for SixBit   By default, SixBit will set...

 SQL Server Management Studio Settings for SixBit

Setting SQL Server Management Studio Settings for SixBit   By default, SixBit will set the...

 Uninstalling SQL Server 2008 R2 for SixBit

When installed, SixBit created its own instance of SQL Server 2008 R2. This means that regardless...

 Upgrading from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014

Installing SQL Server 2014 for SixBit Beginning with SixBit 2.0, we are now including SQL Server...