SQL Server 2016 Download Setup files In Progress

This short blog shows you one of the possibilities the SQL Server 2016 stuck at Download Setup files is In Progress.

I have a Hyper-V running. The Virtual Switch Manager I configured External network connect to my Wifi. I could browse Internet without issue but when I was installing SQL Server 2016 it stuck at the Download Setup files.

I resolved the problem by changing the Virtual Switch Manager to point the Virtual Network Interface to Internal network then shared my host NIC to this virtual NIC. That worked for me.

I believe this is the bug of Hyper-V and Microsoft needs to resolve the root cause of this.

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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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