A strong SA password is required.

You get this error when you try to install MSDE.

The setup.ini file of the MSDE does not contain information pertaining to AdvancePro MSDE install. Follow the steps below to copy the AdvancePro >MSDE > setup.ini file into the MSDE folder from which you are currently trying to install MSDE. 

  • In the AdvancePro CD, open the MSDE folder
  • Copy the setup.ini file 
  • Paste the setup.ini file onto the MSDE folder you are installing the MSDE from.