My last post didn't show up so I am posting again.
Thanks again Hilary.
When I run "select fulltextserviceproperty('IsFulltextInstalled') "
under my computername\sharepoint instance I do get a 0(I have SQL 2000
standard edition sp4). But when I put in the install CD and select my
instance name and goto the add components window, FTS is already
selected and it doesn't let me go any further with the install saying
that no new components were selected to be added.
;en-us;q270671 I tried
sp_fulltext_database @action='enable' in query analyzer for a
particular database in my sql instance and it gave me this error
"Server: Msg 7609, Level 17, State 2, Procedure sp_fulltext_database,
Full-Text Search is not installed, or a full-text component cannot be
Again I am lost and look forward to any ideas or help.
Thanks again Hilary for your help. I really appreciate it.