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Reporting services catalog database file existence failed

Sometimes while installing SQL server 2008, you might face some validation errors like Reporting services catalog database file existence failed.

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The solution is really simple. follow the below solution:

Open the folder
“C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA”

Delete the below 4 files from the folder


After deleting the above files, click Re-run in the setup window. It should work now. You should
not get any validation error.

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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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