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How to Fix: The Version of SQL Server Does Not Match Update

Infopackets Reader John R. writes: " Dear Dennis, I'm running Windows 10. For the last week, Windows Update fails every time with this error: 'Critical Update for SQL Server 2016 MSVCRT Prerequisites KB3164398 - Error 0x80070643'. Any idea how to ... fix this? " My response: I have not had this problem before so I asked John if he would like me to connect to his machine using my remote desktop service , and he agreed. The reason for the SQL Server update (KB3164398) failing was an interesting problem, as it was not very obvious. I'll explain more about that further down - for now I'll go through ... (view more)

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'Input Director', and 'Sql Backup And Ftp'

Input Director Input Director is a Windows application that lets you control multiple Windows systems using the keyboard/mouse attached to one computer. It is designed for folks who have two (or more) computers set up at home and find themselves ... regularly sliding from one system to the other --- wearing out the carpet in the process! With Input Director, you can share a single keyboard/mouse across a set of systems. http://www.inputdirector.com Sql Backup And Ftp SQLBackupAndFTP is a software program that runs scheduled backups of SQL Server or SQL Server Express databases, zips the backups, ... (view more)

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