Have you tried to create another instance?
Might not be possible in your situation but you can add one with out a reboot of SQL if you can. Then you can be sure of a clean area to try it in. Also I have found some password with special chars have made things go wrong too.
also there is one thing about
If you are using Microsoft SQL Server, install the program using the default case-insensitive collation setting.
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