C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\160\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20230601_130652

Mouca Mama 5 Reputation points

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\160\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20230601_130652

hello how do I fix this error that I keep getting when installing SQL server Screenshot 2023-06-01 132314

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  1. Erland Sommarskog 106.5K Reputation points

    "Wait on the Database Engine recovery handle failed" is a generic message which means that SQL Server did not start when Setup needed to run configuration. As the message says, you need to check the SQL Server errorlog. You find it in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\LOG\ERRORLOG.

    If you find a message about 256 misaligned reads, you are running into a known issue where Windows 11 for certain disk drives reports a disk-sector size that SQL Server chokes on. Microsoft has published an article with workarounds for the problem.

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  2. Olaf Helper 43,161 Reputation points

    First do, what the error message say: Review the SQL Server ErrorLog for more details, see


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