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scottish racer
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Posted - 02/17/2007 :  19:20:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've just installed SQL Server Express and attempted to create my first database and received this error message :-(

Maybe this is a long shot, but can someone tell me what I've done wrong? Do I have a bad install or what?

Essentially I followed the steps below to create the database:

1. Started MS SQL Server Management studio Express
2. Right clicked on the Database folder
3. Selected "New Database..."
4. New Database panel displayed
5. Entered name of database - pip
6. Clicked "OK"
7. Receieved error dialog with followig message:

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express
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Create failed for Database 'pip'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.Smo)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=9.00.2047.00&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.FailedOperationExceptionText&EvtID=Create+Database&LinkId=20476

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Express.ConnectionInfo)

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Could not obtain exclusive lock on database 'model'. Retry the operation later.
CREATE DATABASE failed. Some file names listed could not be created. Check related errors. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 1807)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=09.00.2047&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=1807&LinkId=20476

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BUTTONS:

OK
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madhuotp
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Posted - 02/18/2007 :  05:41:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
check whether the Model Database is AutoColse enabled...
select DATABASEPROPERTY ('model' , 'IsAutoClose') -- if this statement return 1 means Autoclose ON
set this property false and try

if this is not the case check this link http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa337268.aspx
as said, disconnect all the connection to the MOdel database and try

Madhu






Madhu
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