My mistake, you are correct the Evaluation Version is supported.
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>Subject: Re: sql server 2000 trial software on xp home edition
>Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 12:43:55 -0500
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>>>> Only the Desktop Edition can be installed to either XP Pro or XP Home
>If that was the case then the error would have been a different one.
>It states otherwise
>I believe this is an issue with the setup failing to identify the available
>free space around certain boundaries.
>Try creating some temporary files of varying sizes just to alter those
>boundaries.And try the setup.
>For example...Refer this archive
>There is a problem when the free space falls on a multiple of 4GB boundary
> (4GB, 8GB, 12GB, etc). In your case, it is as though the 4GB of space
> doesn't exist and the installer sees only 300MB free. I suggest you
> a 500MB file to get you below 4GB free space and run sqleval.exe again.
> You can then delete the 500MB file.
>(Thanks: Dwayne Lanclos
> Microsoft SQL Server Support)
>for a past issue
>> Only the Desktop Edition can be installed to either XP Pro or XP Home
>> Dave Whitney
>> Microsoft SQL Server Support
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>> >hi all!
>> >I have downloaded the trial software of sql server 2000.
>> >it is a enterprise edition.
>> >it works fine on windows 2000 professional. when i put it
>> >on xp home edition, after unpacking the files, when
>> >installing the exe (sqleval), it says to me (i am using
>> >No hay suficiente espacio en la unidad C:/ para extraer
>> >este paquete
>> >libere 540.15 mb. y haga clic en reintentar
>> >it means:
>> >there is no sufficent space in C:/ to unpack this packet
>> >free up 540.15 mb and then clic on resume
>> >I dont understand why since I have 55 gb. free
>> >I was wondering if I have downloaded it badly or
>> >something else. but I checked the size of both files (on
>> >windows 2000 and on xp) and they are same size (335 mb.
>> >for spanish version)
>> >can u help me?
>> >I'd be thankful. I cant work without sql on my desktop
>> >(where I use xp edition, the 2000 professional is on my
>> >portable). I can try to put the sqleval.exe download on
>> >my portable in my desktop via network, but dont know if
>> >the problem will continue (I suppose so)
>> >again thanks a lot from spain!