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The SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service terminated with service specific error 126 (0x7E)

This error is associated with the VIA protocol. To disable it

  • Start->All Programs -> Microsoft Sql server 2005 -> Configuration Tools -> SQL Server Configuration Manager.
  • In the SQL SERVER configuration Manager Window, click the plus (+) sign against SQL SERVER 2005 Network Configuration.
  • Highlight ‘Protocols for MS SQL SERVER’. In the right pane you’d find VIA in protocol name column , you can right click it san select ‘Disable’

The event log error may show:

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