Windows Security Policy Affects SP3 Installation

Microsoft warns that SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installation will fail if either of the following conditions are true:

   - The Microsoft Windows local security policy "Unsigned driver installation behavior" is set to "Do not allow installation."

   - The "Driver Signing" option for the computer is set to "Block-Prevent installation of unsigned files."


For a workaround and more information about the problem, see Microsoft article "PRB: SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 Setup Fails If Windows Security Policy Is Set" at;en-us;810343

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