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Product Name SQL Server
Event ID 278
Event Source SQL Server Local Database Runtime 12.0
Component Local Database Runtime API
Message Text Note: The message text is empty, because this message means that the entire LocalDB API (including the FormatMessage function that maps HRESULTS into message text) is not available.


The Local Database Runtime is not installed on the computer.

User Action

Install the Local Database Runtime and try the operation again.