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My silent installation for SQL Server 2012 SP1 is failing and giving an error as below. Any ideas?


TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure.

SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:

The specified value for setting 'MEDIALAYOUT' is invalid. The expected values are:

None Core Advanced Full

Error code 0x84B40001.

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&EvtType=0x28498E8E%25400x2841E06E%25401204%25401

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I got the same error because I had left out the '/' in front of the ConfigurationFile argument. The correct syntax is something like this:

F:\setup.exe /ConfigurationFile=C:\setup\ConfigurationFile.ini

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