SQL 2022 unable to install, but have SQL 2019

Kelly 0 Reputation points
2023-03-06T17:15:43.6533333+00:00

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I have SQL 2019, but I can't install 2022.

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  1. Erland Sommarskog 100.7K Reputation points MVP
    2023-03-06T22:29:07.49+00:00

    The error message means that SQL Server did not start when Setup wanted to run configuration. To find out why it did not start, you need to check the SQL Server errorlog which you find in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL16.INSTANCE\MSSQL\LOG\ERRORLOG.

    If you see a message about 256 misaligned reads, you are running into a known issue. See this article for workarounds: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/sql/database-engine/database-file-operations/troubleshoot-os-4kb-disk-sector-size.

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