Unable to install SQL Server (setup.exe). Exit code (Decimal): -2061893607;Error description: could not find the database engine startup handle

Jawahiir Nabhan 0 Reputation points
2024-03-26T18:31:35.01+00:00

I am trying to install sql server 2022 and I keep getting the same error:
Unable to install SQL Server (setup.exe). Exit code (Decimal): -2061893607;Error description: could not find the database engine startup handle

This is the error log that I completely do not understand:
Detail.txt
Also this is a description of my summary:
Overall summary:

Final result: Failed: see details below

Exit code (Decimal): -2061893607

Start time: 2024-03-26 23:59:23

End time: 2024-03-27 00:10:21

Requested action: Install

Setup completed with required actions for features.

Troubleshooting information for those features:

Next step for SQLEngine: Use the following information to resolve the error, uninstall this feature, and then run the setup process again.

Machine Properties:

Machine name: NABHAN

Machine processor count: 4

OS version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (10.0.19045)

OS service pack:

OS region: United States

OS language: English (United States)

OS architecture: x64

Process architecture: 64 Bit

OS clustered: No

Product features discovered:

Product Instance Instance ID Feature Language Edition Version Clustered Configured

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS Database Engine Services 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS SQL Server Replication 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS01 MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS01 Database Engine Services 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS02 MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS02 Database Engine Services 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS03 MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS03 Database Engine Services 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS04 MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS04 Database Engine Services 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

SQL Server 2022 SQLEXPRESS05 MSSQL16.SQLEXPRESS05 Database Engine Services 1033 Express Edition 16.0.1000.6 No Yes

Package properties:

Description: Microsoft SQL Server 2022

ProductName: SQL Server 2022

Type: RTM

Version: 16

SPLevel: 0

Installation location: C:\SQL2022\Express_ENU\x64\setup\

Installation edition: Express

Product Update Status:

User selected not to include product updates.

Notice: Please read Microsoft SQL Server Software License Terms at aka.ms/useterms.

User Input Settings:

ACTION: Install

ADDCURRENTUSERASSQLADMIN: true

AGTSVCACCOUNT: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE

AGTSVCPASSWORD: *****

AGTSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Disabled

ASBACKUPDIR: Backup

ASCOLLATION: Latin1_General_CI_AS

ASCONFIGDIR: Config

ASDATADIR: Data

ASLOGDIR: Log

ASPROVIDERMSOLAP: 1

ASSERVERMODE: TABULAR

ASSVCACCOUNT: <empty>

ASSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

ASSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Automatic

ASSYSADMINACCOUNTS: <empty>

ASTELSVCACCT: <empty>

ASTELSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

ASTELSVCSTARTUPTYPE: 0

ASTEMPDIR: Temp

AZUREARCPROXYSERVER: <empty>

AZUREBILLEDEDITION:

AZUREREGION: <empty>

AZURERESOURCEGROUP: <empty>

AZURESERVICEPRINCIPAL: <empty>

AZURESERVICEPRINCIPALSECRET: <empty>

AZURESUBSCRIPTIONID: <empty>

AZURETENANTID: <empty>

BROWSERSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Disabled

CONFIGURATIONFILE: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\160\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20240326_235921\ConfigurationFile.ini

ENABLERANU: true

ENU: true

EXTSVCACCOUNT: <empty>

EXTSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

FEATURES: SQLENGINE

FILESTREAMLEVEL: 0

FILESTREAMSHARENAME: <empty>

FTSVCACCOUNT: <empty>

FTSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

HELP: false

IACCEPTSQLSERVERLICENSETERMS: true

IACKNOWLEDGEENTCALLIMITS: false

INDICATEPROGRESS: true

INSTALLSHAREDDIR: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\

INSTALLSHAREDWOWDIR: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\

INSTALLSQLDATADIR: <empty>

INSTANCEDIR: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server

INSTANCEID: SQLEXPRESS06

INSTANCENAME: SQLEXPRESS06

ISMASTERSVCACCOUNT: NT AUTHORITY\Network Service

ISMASTERSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

ISMASTERSVCPORT: 8391

ISMASTERSVCSSLCERTCN: <empty>

ISMASTERSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Automatic

ISMASTERSVCTHUMBPRINT: <empty>

ISSVCACCOUNT: NT AUTHORITY\Network Service

ISSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

ISSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Automatic

ISTELSVCACCT: <empty>

ISTELSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

ISTELSVCSTARTUPTYPE: 0

ISWORKERSVCACCOUNT: NT AUTHORITY\Network Service

ISWORKERSVCCERT: <empty>

ISWORKERSVCMASTER: <empty>

ISWORKERSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

ISWORKERSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Automatic

NPENABLED: 0

PBDMSSVCACCOUNT: <empty>

PBDMSSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

PBDMSSVCSTARTUPTYPE: 0

PBENGSVCACCOUNT: <empty>

PBENGSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

PBENGSVCSTARTUPTYPE: 0

PBPORTRANGE: <empty>

PID: *****

PRODUCTCOVEREDBYSA: false

QUIET: true

QUIETSIMPLE: false

ROLE: AllFeatures_WithDefaults

SAPWD: <empty>

SECURITYMODE: <empty>

SQLBACKUPDIR: <empty>

SQLCOLLATION: SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS

SQLMAXDOP: 0

SQLMAXMEMORY: 2147483647

SQLMINMEMORY: 0

SQLSVCACCOUNT: NT Service\MSSQL$SQLEXPRESS06

SQLSVCINSTANTFILEINIT: true

SQLSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

SQLSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Automatic

SQLSYSADMINACCOUNTS: NABHAN\user

SQLTELSVCACCT: NT Service\SQLTELEMETRY$SQLEXPRESS06

SQLTELSVCPASSWORD: <empty>

SQLTELSVCSTARTUPTYPE: Automatic

SQLTEMPDBDIR: <empty>

SQLTEMPDBFILECOUNT: 1

SQLTEMPDBFILEGROWTH: 64

SQLTEMPDBFILESIZE: 8

SQLTEMPDBLOGDIR: <empty>

SQLTEMPDBLOGFILEGROWTH: 64

SQLTEMPDBLOGFILESIZE: 8

SQLUSERDBDIR: <empty>

SQLUSERDBLOGDIR: <empty>

SUPPRESSPAIDEDITIONNOTICE: false

SUPPRESSPRIVACYSTATEMENTNOTICE: false

TCPENABLED: 0

UIMODE: AutoAdvance

UpdateEnabled: false

UpdateSource: MU

USEMICROSOFTUPDATE: false

USESQLRECOMMENDEDMEMORYLIMITS: false

Configuration file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\160\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20240326_235921\ConfigurationFile.ini

Detailed results:

Feature: Database Engine Services

Status: Failed

Reason for failure: An error occurred during the setup process of the feature.

Next Step: Use the following information to resolve the error, uninstall this feature, and then run the setup process again.

Component name: SQL Server Database Engine Services Instance Features

Component error code: 0x851A0019

Error description: Could not find the Database Engine startup handle.

Error help link: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkId=20476&ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&ProdVer=16.0.1000.6&EvtType=0xD15B4EB2%400x4BDAF9BA%401306%4025&EvtType=0xD15B4EB2%400x4BDAF9BA%401306%4025

Rules with failures or warnings:

Global rules:

Warning IsFirewallEnabled The Windows Firewall is enabled. Make sure the appropriate ports are open to enable remote access. See the rules documentation at https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2162127 for information about ports to open for each feature.

Rules report file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\160\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20240326_235921\SystemConfigurationCheck_Report.htm

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  1. Erland Sommarskog 100.9K Reputation points MVP
    2024-03-26T21:51:30.25+00:00

    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.MSSQLSERVER\SQLEXPRESS03\LOG\ERRORLOG.

    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.