Thank you for posting here.
From your description, I understand that an issue related to Vista Hardware
Assessment Beta is encountered. Please understand that since the beta
products are for test purpose, we do not provide support for Beta products.
I am sorry for the inconvenience that may cause.
For this problem, based on my experience, we may use Windows Installer
Cleanup Utility to remove Vista Hardware Assessment beta.
I have included the steps below and you may have a try. However, we don't
guarantee that it can work.
Thank you for your understanding.
Running Windows Installer Cleanup Utility:
NOTE: SQL Server Express will be removed after performing following steps:
1. Download and install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility.
NOTE: Although this issue is designed for Microsoft Office, it can also be
used to remove Vista Hardware Assessment.
2. After you install the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility, click Start
menu-> All Programs-> Windows Install Clean Up.
3. Highlight Windows Vista Hardware Assessment entry in the list and then
4. Please also remove following entries:
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tools Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer
Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
Microsoft SQL Server Setup Support Files (English)
5. Manually delete the installation folder of Windows Vista Hardware
Assessment. By default, it is installed in following folder:
C:\Program Files\Windows Vista Hardware Assessment
I hope the above information is helpful to you.
Thanks and have a nice day!
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