Error solved – 29506 solved

Error Solved | 29506 Solved -Microsoft-SQL- Server- Management- Studio

If you are trying to install Microsoft SQL-server management studio express on windows 7, vista or windows 8, then some of you might have encountered this error that says ” the installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 29506 “.

Then there is nothing to worry about we have solution for you

This error is mainly because of the compatibility issue between the package and the system configuration, the system does not allow or permit the package to make changes as per requirement.

Follow These Simple Steps to Solve 29506

Just follow these instructions and you are good to go:-

Step 1:-  Open the Command prompt, start menu-> All Programs->Accessories -> Command prompt (Run it as an administrator)


Step 2:-    If you are using 32bit then find the exact location of the file and run it .

But if you are using 64 bit OS then follow these steps:-

  • first open window directory.
  • Go to windows.
  • Then search for the sysWOW64 folder.(Directory would be C:/windows/SysWOW64/
  • Then type command prompt run it as an administrator.


On the command prompt window (for both 64 bit as well as 32 bit) change the path to directory folder where you have the installer file.


In my case, I have it on desktop so the path is C:/users/abc/Desktop/ SQLServer2005_SSMSEE_x64.msi

press enter, A pop-up setup wizard will appear.

Step 3:- Follow the instruction for setup on setup wizard as you do, this time there won’t be any problem.

This article is applied on installing Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express which is used for manage Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express only.

If your problem still persists then change your  Microsoft SQL Server Package. Download it from the valid Sites such as

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