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Running Windows Web Server 2008 R2 and I'm trying to install SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard from MSDNAA (includes install package for x86, x64, and ia64).

I receive the following error while trying to run the setup.exe

"Unsupported 16-bit Application"

"The program or feature "\??\E:\SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard(x86, x64, ia64) - DVD (English)\x64\setup100.exe" cannot start or run due to incompatibility with 64-bit versions of windows. Please contact the software vendor to ask if a 64-bit windows compatible version is available"

Windows Server 2008 is running on an AMD X2 4400+ and installed as 64bit.

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Ok, kill the file, clear download caches, download again. Point.

Happens when you get bad images.

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I will give it a try this afternoon, Thanks – Deuterium Jan 18 '11 at 20:12
Thanks. I redownloaded it and resolved the issue. – Deuterium Jan 19 '11 at 0:32

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