Install-WindowsFeature Web-Net-Ext failed. Source files could not be found.

Error: Trying to install .NET Framework 3.5 Features on a Windows Server 2016, either through GUI or PowerShell, returns below error (truncated): "The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. The source files could not be found." Cause: .Net Framework … Continue reading Install-WindowsFeature Web-Net-Ext failed. Source files could not be found.

Power BI: The key didn’t match any rows in the table

Error: Refreshing Power BI report generates "The key didn't match any rows in the table" error. Cause: Click "Edit Queries" button. If you do not see the error message, click "Refresh Preview" button. Once you have the error message, click "Go To Error". Error message will remain, but you should have "Edit Settings" button now, … Continue reading Power BI: The key didn’t match any rows in the table

Object Replication Manager failed to process Object changes.

Symptoms Did your SMS_OBJECT_REPLICATION_MANAGER component shows a lot or 6004 MessageIDs with the following description: “Object Replication Manager failed to process Object changes. These changes will be retried on next processing cycle.”? Cause By design, maybe. Resolution Run the following query in SQL Management Studio (Warning! modifying the database directly may not be supported by … Continue reading Object Replication Manager failed to process Object changes.

Despooler failed to merge delta to the compressed package. Error 112.

Symptoms You make changes to a package and update your distribution points. Shortly you receive error messages in Component Status for SMS_DESPOOLER component. Status message details is similar to the following: Cause The destination drive where site server is uncompressing the package is full. Resolution If you don’t know the drive where the package is … Continue reading Despooler failed to merge delta to the compressed package. Error 112.

Installing Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 RC – prerequisite error

While installing the latest “Forefront Client Security” product named Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (RC version), the prerequisites verification step displayed an error at the “Verifying restart is not required” step. And the error details: “An earlier software installation still has outstanding file rename operations pending. Before Setup can continue, you must restart the computer.” The … Continue reading Installing Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 RC – prerequisite error

Install SQL Server on a 64 bit Windows Server–missing SQLncli_x64.msi

I had to install a copy of SQL Server 2005 on a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 x64. During installation I got a strange error saying that SQLncli_x64.msi file is missing. I was pretty sure that I have the same ISO file as I did while installing SQL so many times before and without any … Continue reading Install SQL Server on a 64 bit Windows Server–missing SQLncli_x64.msi