[Solved] A required file could not be downloaded error while installing SQL Server 2019

In this article, we will learn how to fix the following error while installing Microsoft SQL Server 2019: A required file could not be downloaded. This could mean the version of the installer is no longer supported. Please download again from the download site.

Following is the screenshot of the error:

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Let us see how to fix the error.

Step 1- Go to START and type Windows Powershell. Click Run as Administrator

Open Powershell as an administrator

Step 2 – After clicking, the following blue screen cmd will be visible:

Step 3 – Type the following two commands and press enter:

Following is how you can add it, one command at a time, and press enter:

Command 1

SQL Server command to fix requested file error

Command 2

SQL Server required file error fix

Now, restart your system and try installing SQL Server again. It will work.

Note: Open Powershell as an admin, else it won’t work

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