Unable to Install Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2014 Because of Long Path Names to files on SQL Server Installation Media

Potential Symptoms

  • Receive a failed status for "Long path names to files on SQL Server installation media" under Global rules.
  • Error when trying to install Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2014.
  • failed rule.pngin depth rule.png

Environment

  • Product Family: Software
  • Product: Venus 1500 V4
  • Component: SQL 2014

Cause

  •    Installer for Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2014 being ran from the downloads folder for Microsoft Edge.

Resolution

  • Save the installer to the desktop and run it from there. 

KB ID: DD4635107


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