I am unable to install sql server 2022 in windows 11

Jayanth Nagavarapu 0 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

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Action required: Use the following information to resolve the error, uninstall this feature, and then run the setup process again. Feature failure reason: An error occurred for a dependency of the feature causing the setup process for the feature to fail. Error details: § Error installing SQL Server Database Engine Services Instance Features Wait on the Database Engine recovery handle failed. Check the SQL Server error log for potential causes. Error code: 0x851A001A Visithttps://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkId=20476&ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&ProdVer=16.0.1000.6&EvtType=0xD15B4EB2%400x4BDAF9BA%401306%4026&EvtType=0xD15B4EB2%400x4BDAF9BA%401306%4026 to get help on troubleshooting.

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  1. Erland Sommarskog 98,911 Reputation points

    The message Wait on the Database Engine recovery handle failed is a generic error that means that SQL Server did not start when Setup wanted to run configuration steps. To understand why it did not start, you need to look in the SQL Server errorlog, which you find in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\LOG\ERRORLOG.

    If you see a message about 256 misaligned reads, you are running into a known issue where Windows 11 for some disk drives reports a sector size that SQL Server does not cope with. Microsoft has published an article with workarounds for the problem.

    If you don't see the message about misaligned reads, feel free to upload the errorlog here, so we can look at it. You will need to rename to ERRORLOG.txt for the forum software to accept it.

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