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I just installed SQL Server 2008 R2 and I can't get it started. I opened the configuration manager, but the SQL Server, Agent and Browser options can't be started (the start option is greyed out, as well as stop, restart and others). I also tried running it as admin but it still won't start.

What could be wrong?

EDIT: When I right-click on the Server/Agent/Browser in the configuration manager, the only active options are properties and help. Start/stop/pause/resume/restart are inactive.


Here are the two relevant errors I found in the event log:

.NET Runtime Optimization Service (clr_optimization_v2.0.50727_32) - Failed to compile: c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\VSShell\Common7\Tools\VDT\DataProjects.dll . Error code = 0x8007000b 

.NET Runtime Optimization Service (clr_optimization_v2.0.50727_32) - Failed to compile: c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\VSShell\Common7\Tools\VDT\DataDesigners.dll . Error code = 0x8007000b 
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Please expand: where are these greyed out? Also, what is in the event log? – Richard Mar 9 '11 at 8:45
@Richard: Where's the event log located? – Gerry Mar 9 '11 at 9:37
You (probably) need the Windows application log: look in event viewer. – Richard Mar 9 '11 at 9:51

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