You receive the ‘The ConnectionString property has not been initialized.’ error message upon launching the TapRooT® software.


During installation, the TapRooT® installer will attempt to install SQL Server 2008 Express on the local machine.  If SQL Server 2008 fails to install properly, you will see this error message when you try to open the TapRooT® software.

NOTE: The following steps should only be performed if a new TapRooT® installation fails as it will create a new database and overwrite any existing database during the repair process. DO NOT attempt if  you are upgrading from an earlier release of the Version 5 software.


  • Uninstall the TapRooT® software using Add/Remove Programs(Windows XP) or Programs &Features(Windows 7) within the Control Panel
  • Re-install the TapRooT® software using the same installer.
  • If the above steps do not resolve the issue, download, extract, and execute the batch files listed below:

Version 5.2 or higher : 

If your installation does not complete successfully, please contact Tech Support.