[dba-SQLServer] Backtracking installations

jwcolby jwcolby at colbyconsulting.com
Sat Dec 31 14:52:22 CST 2011

 > Any guidelines before I attempt this radical surgery?

Uh... tell us what is going wrong?  How it began?  How long it has been happening?  Which versions fail?

John W. Colby
Colby Consulting

Reality is what refuses to go away
when you do not believe in it

On 12/31/2011 3:40 PM, Arthur Fuller wrote:
> I have no idea what is going on, or what is failing to go on. All I'm
> thinking about at this point is to un-install erverything concerning SQL
> Server (all versions included), and then reboot. clean the registry, and
> start again. Furthest I want to go back is SQL 2008 R2; atop that, SQL 2012
> Express, then (hopefully) re-attach the dbs that I already have residing on
> a separate hard disk.
> Any guidelines before I attempt this radical surgery?
> All of this is Dev not Test nor Production. Just want to get the basics
> working again.
> TIA,
> Arthur

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