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You receive an error message when you try to uninstall the second named instance of SQL Server 2005

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When you try to uninstall the second named instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2005, you receive the following error message:
Could not open key: UNKNOWN\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Setup Bootstrap|BPA|Repository|YUK1_UPGBLKR|bin|bpa.YUK1_UPGBLKR.dll. Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support personnel.
Note The computer has a default instance and two named instances of SQL Server 2005 installed. You uninstall all instances of SQL Server one after another.

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This problem may occur when many assemblies are unpublished continuously one after the other.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Keywords: kbsql2005setup, kbtshoot, kbprb, KB915854

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Article Info
Article ID : 915854
Revision : 3
Created on : 4/18/2006
Published on : 4/18/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 345