Trouble setting up Reporting Services 2000

I was getting this error:

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Servies

Setup Error

An error has occurred during setup

An Error has occured while performing the following setup action. Please select help for more information about this error. You may be able to skip this action by selecting ignore, or retry the action by selecting retry. Selecting cancel will end the installation of SQL Server.

SetDialogs

Error Code: 1603

I found a blog entry by Aaron Myers that explained that you must have the user ASPNET on your localmachine.  What a crummy error message.

Thanks Aaron.

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One Response to Trouble setting up Reporting Services 2000

  1. David says:

    Thank goodness you had this info on the net. I’ve been searching all over and found it nowhere except on your site. This includes even the Microsoft site, and Aaron Myers blog site…. neither of which Google pointed me to.

    Thanks–

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