Quote: Originally Posted by optimus290
I am not able to run sql2000 on my windows 7 desktop, but my frnd does! I am currently running sql server 2000 on vmware which is god damn ****in' slow! i really need some help with running sql 2000 server on windows 7
Please dont give me links stating compatibility, 'coz I know a couple of ppl who run sql2000 on their Windows 7 machines.
That part in bold. Yeah, lets leave using profanity and someone's god out of this alright? I know it's frustrating, but this post frankly is offensive.
Now onto your problem
First off, are you both running the exact same version of Windows 7?
What error messages are your receiving? Is it during installation, after installation?
Is there a reason why you will not upgrade to SQL Server 2005 Express?