The SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service terminated with service specific error 126 (0x7E)

The SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) service terminated with service specific error 126 (0x7E)

This error is associated with the VIA protocol. To disable it

  • Start->All Programs -> Microsoft Sql server 2005 -> Configuration Tools -> SQL Server Configuration Manager.
  • In the SQL SERVER configuration Manager Window, click the plus (+) sign against SQL SERVER 2005 Network Configuration.
  • Highlight ‘Protocols for MS SQL SERVER’. In the right pane you’d find VIA in protocol name column , you can right click it san select ‘Disable’

The event log error may show:

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