SQL SERVER Installation – An error occurred during the installation of assembly

SQL SERVER Installation – An error occurred during the installation of assembly

Error While Installing SQL SERVER 2008 R2 SP2 Express Edition – An error occurred during the installation of assembly - 'Microsoft.VC80, MFC, Version = '8.0.50727.4027'____



Resolution 

To resolve this problem, use the following methods:

  1. In this particular case 1st install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable.
            Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable                         - https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=26347
            Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable                         - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26368
            Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable                         - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26999
            Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable                         - https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=48145
            Latest Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable   - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/cpp/windows/latest-supported-vc-redist?view=msvc-170
  1. Disable Antivirus and Firewall as well until SQL Server Installation.
  2. Go to Microsoft Edge – Settings – Default browser – Let Internet Explorer open sites in Microsoft Edge >> Never         
            
  1. Update the Windows and Windows Drivers (If ANY).
  2. Restart the system with Windows Update.
  3. Now try to Install SQL SERVER 2008 R2 SP2 Express edition.