SQL 2012 error

ramon corvo 0 Reputation points

Does anyone know how to solve this error?

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Setup

The following error has occurred:

Locating the SQL Server Browser service component failed with Windows Installer return code '2'.

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  1. Greg Low 1,575 Reputation points Microsoft Regional Director

    Were you definitely a local admin on the computer where you were installing this? That's generally a security error where the installer lacked permissions.

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  2. ZoeHui-MSFT 34,581 Reputation points

    Hi @ramon corvo,

    Please check SQL Server installation logs to get more details about what went wrong during the installation process which will help us narrow down the issue.

    Location: Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.n\MSSQL\LOG\ERRORLOG

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