Microsoft answers DBA questions in the article "INF: Frequently

Asked Questions - SQL Server 2000 - Setup." The article provides a

collection of answers to questions about such varied topics as SQL

Server 2000 OS requirements, the number of SQL Server 2000 instances

you can install on a computer, how to install Analysis Services, how

to install Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) without installing

SQL Server 2000, how to perform a remote installation, and how to

rebuild the master database. The article also provides answers to

troubleshooting questions and links to newsgroups and further

information. You can read the entire article at

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;257716 .