You should have a dasetup.log file in the winnt directory. This will give
you a clue as to what is happening.
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| Subject: MDAC Installation problems - Trying to install only SQL SERVER
2000 Client Tools
| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 09:59:36 -0800
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| Hi All,
| We have a SQL SERVER running on site, I have tried to
| install only the client tools to connect to the server
| using the Both the Enterprise and development edition
| Cd's. But everytime it fails on MDAC installation.
| I run a windows 2000 machine and may have MDAC 2.5 or 2.6
| running on my machine. I have tried installing only MDAC
| 2.6 on my machine but this rolls back towards the end of
| the installation.
| Any ideas as to why I can't install only client tools for
| SQL SERVER - DO I NEED A PATCH???? and why I am having
| MDAC installation problems????/
| Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!