ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement During Installation

ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement During Installation

Installation of Microsoft SQL Server on a Windows Server operating system is quite simple. You just need to start the installation process and follow the wizard. Some times it can create problems due to different architectures installed for different services. Same is the problem given in the heading of this post.

You can come across to ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement During Installation error message if you are trying to install a 32bit version of Microsoft SQL Server on a 64bit Version of Operating system.

ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement (Warning)

64-bit ASP.Net is Registered. Required 32-bit ASP.Net to install Microsoft Reporting Services 2005(32-bit)

There is a very simple answer to this question and anyone can guess the solution. The error seems self explanatory as well. Just install a 32bit version of on the machine. This will get everything working without any problem.

There is one way that is more easy, more convenient, more fast to do this task. You just need to allow the 32bit on the server where you are installing Microsoft SQL Server 32bit version. Solution of this problem is given as under:


Go to start menu and go to Run Menu.

Type CMD and right click on Command Prompt to open it in administrator mode.

Copy and paste the under given command and press the enter button

cscript %SystemDrive%inetpubAdminScriptsadsutil.vbs set w3svc/AppPools/Enable32bitAppOnWin64 1

After issuing the above command you just need to restart the setup of Microsoft SQL server. Surely it will work without any problem.


The instructions provided on windows tech updates are as is! please apply them on development or testing environment before applying on production environment. better safe than sorry.

3 thoughts on “ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement During Installation”

  1. Helps if you put the \ is the file path mate

    cscript %SystemDrive%inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs set w3svc/AppPools/Enable32bitAppOnWin64 1


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