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Installing SQL Server 2005 Biz intell aside SQL Server 2008

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I have SQL Server 2008 installed on my laptop - the complete package.  Database server, reporting services, analytical services, etc.  I need to get the SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence tool also installed because that's what my business uses for production.  I get the following error when trying to install the package:

Machine         : DELLD820
Product         : SQL Server Backward-Compatibility Files
Error           : The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2203.
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Machine         : DELLD820
Product         : Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Backward compatibility
Product Version : 8.05.1054
Install         : Failed
Log File        : C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0002_DELLD820_BackwardsCompat_1.log
Last Action     : InstallInitialize
Error String    :ipi
Error Number    : 2203

The detail error in the log is:

DEBUG: Error 2203:  Database: C:\Windows\Installer\2282fbf.ipi. Cannot open database file. System error -2147287035
MSI (s) (D0:C0) [06:18:12:890]: Product: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Backward compatibility -- The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2203. The arguments are: C:\Windows\Installer\2282fbf.ipi, -2147287035,

The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2203. The arguments are: C:\Windows\Installer\2282fbf.ipi, -2147287035,


Any help would be appreciated.
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