September 11, 2008

CRM4 & SQL2008

Service msftesql was not found on computer 'XYZ'.
The specified service does not exist as an installed service.

This error come from confilict between installing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (Enterprise or Professional) with SQL 2008.
The msftesql is the "Microsoft SQL Server Full Text Indexing Service" which has a different name under SQL Server 2008.

- Run > Regedit
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services
- Rename MSSQLFDLauncher Folder to msftesql
- Reboot System
- Administrative Tools > Services > SQL Full-text Filter Daemon Launcher (MSSQLSERVER) and Check START Status
- Rename back msftesql Folder to MSSQLFDLauncher
- Take Enjoy

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Anonymous said...

Thank you dear..
The fix works for me.

sathis2251987 said...

Thanks man you are rocking...

Henry Benton said...

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is compatible with Microsoft SQL Server 2008. The Microsoft Dynamics CRM client for Microsoft Office Outlook with Offline Access is compatible with SQL Server 2008 Express Edition.