Article ID: 955250 - View products that this article applies to.
When you try to uninstall a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition hotfix package, you receive the following error message:
1731 The source installation package for the product  is out of sync with the client package. Try the installation again using a valid copy of the installation package ''.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 955250 - Last Review: September 17, 2011 - Revision: 4.0