Can get SQL cluster to install on Windows 2008 MSCS

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Hey guys I need your help please.

Trying to install SQL server cluster 2005 on Windows Server cluster 2008

I have MSCS installed but when I put in the SQL CD and try to install SQL Cluster I get the below error message (see image ATTACHED or text below)

"You have chosen the group containing the quorum resource. It is strongly recommended that you should not use the quorum group with sql server"

How / what type of cluster group do I need to make for SQL cluster? Following various documents online I can't seem to find the right mix of settings etc

Any tips, tricks, links would be greatly appreciated as this cluster installation has become a CLUSTER!
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You will Have create a new  Resouce group with its Own shared drives.. and use that to install sql server

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How do you create a resource group? I've googled this and fumbled around the failover cluster management console to no prevail.

I did look under "Service and Applications" and there isn't an option for "resource group"

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what type of resource do I add? I tried "generic" and "File Server" and "DTC" none of them are accepted by the SQL install manager as a viable resource

many thanks

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The simple solution is to Right-click on "Services and applications" go into the More Actions option and create an Empty Service or Application.  You then need to move the disks you want to use for SQL into this group before starting your install.

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