Backup Exec install fails with error - Failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance error 1402

Problem

Backup Exec for Windows Servers Installation fails with the following error

 

Error Message

Failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance  error 1402.

 

Cause

Corrupt installation of Microsoft SQL Native Client

 

Solution

  1. Uninstall the SQL Native Client through Add or Remove Programs and then attempt to reinstall Backup Exec.
  2. Refer to section 2.1 of the following Microsoft KB article for more information:
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Readme - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910229

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