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Error message when you try to install SoftGrid Virtual Application Server: "Line 3: Incorrect syntax near '-'"

Article ID: 930976

Article Last Modified on 3/26/2007


  • Microsoft SoftGrid for Terminal Services
  • Microsoft SoftGrid for Windows Desktops


When you try to install SoftGrid Virtual Application Server, you may receive the following error message:

The installation program encountered an error when attempting to execute a database statement. Line 3: Incorrect syntax near '-'.


This issue may occur if a database name contains a hyphen. SoftGrid Virtual Application Server does not support the use of hyphens in database names.


To work around this problem, install only databases that do not have hyphens in their names.


For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

165432 PRB: DBGrid does not insert record if field name contains dash

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