In a cluster environment,
you install a stand-alone instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 on one node. After you do this, you
install a clustered instance of SQL Server 2005 for the cluster. When you
change the SQL Server service account for the clustered instance, you may
receive the following error message:
cannot find the file specified.
This issue occurs because of incorrect logic that occurs during the SQL Server service
account change. This issue occurs in certain configurations in both clustered and non-clustered
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005
To work around this problem, you must change the SQL Server
service account from the node that has the stand-alone instance
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1.