SP 2013 – SQL Native Client

SharePoint Short #11

If you’re trying to install SharePoint 2013 and during the installation of the prerequisites it fails with the message “Error: The tool was unable to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Native Client” and the error code 0X654=1620, try the following:

To resolve this, download the client and manually install it before running the prerequisite installer again.

The download for the client can be found here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/1/3/9138773A-505D-43E2-AC08-9A77E1E0490B/1033/x64/sqlncli.msi

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2 Responses to SP 2013 – SQL Native Client

  1. Marlou says:

    Thanks for posting, I had the same problem

  2. Andre Kieft says:

    Thanks, worked for me as well.


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