Not able to install SQL server in Windows 11

Copper Contributor

I have Windows 11 PC with SAMSUNG MZALQ512HBLU-00BL2 0025_38D6_1112_383C (SSD), Everytime i try to install SQL server an error occur saying "could not find database engine", Please help

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@preetham2022 , that's to less on informations.

Please View and Read SQL Server Setup Log Files - SQL Server | Microsoft Learn for more details.



@olafhelper Thank you for your reply.
Can you please let me know what more information you need to address the issue.
From User side i can only see an error showing "Could not find database engine". I have posted the same error from log below for reference.

Configuration file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\150\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20221109_095317\ConfigurationFile.ini

Detailed results:
Feature: Database Engine Services
Status: Failed
Reason for failure: An error occurred during the setup process of the feature.
Next Step: Use the following information to resolve the error, uninstall this feature, and then run the setup process again.
Component name: SQL Server Database Engine Services Instance Features
Component error code: 0x851A0019
Error description: Could not find the Database Engine startup handle.
Error help link:

Rules with failures or warnings:



Global rules: Warning IsFirewallEnabled The Windows Firewall is enabled. Make sure the appropriate ports are open to enable remote access. See the rules documentation at for information about ports to open for each feature. Rules report file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\150\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20221109_095317\SystemConfigurationCheck_Report.htm