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upgraded SQL 2008 t0 2008 R2 the other day. Rebooted the server had the software team check the databases. Everything worked fine

I tried installing 2008 r2 service pack 1 and the installation failed with a reference to look at the summary.txt file. I looked at the file but couldn't tell why it failed.

I would like to know what I must do in order to get service pack 1 installed? I would like to do it without removing SQL and re-installing. I also have 2008 express installed that I will be upgrading to 2008 r2.

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The output of that summary file would probably be helpful for us. – Tim Dec 28 '11 at 19:51

Does the upgrade pass all the prerequisites? Again as Tim said above the summary file will help troubleshooting this further.

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