Install sql server 2005 on windos 7


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i have a laptop which has windows 7 64 bit os. now the problem i have is i get an error when installing sql server 2005 32 bit on it.i get this warning message.then when ii ignore and start the installation i get error.please help
64-bit ASP.Net is Registered. Required 32-bit ASP.Net to install Microsoft Reporting Services 2005(32-bit).
zolfAsked:
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zolfAuthor Commented:

i dont want to install the reporting service,only the db.please help
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j-horbCommented:
If I recall correctly, when installing SQL Server, Reporting Services is one of the options - just don't tick that option.
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zolfAuthor Commented:

before that stage.i mean during the system configuration check,out of the 14 checks i ge one warning message. the warning message i get is


- ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement (Warning)
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ASP.Net Version Registration Requirement
 
64-bit ASP.Net is Registered. Required 32-bit ASP.Net to install Microsoft Reporting Services 2005(32-bit).
 

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j-horbCommented:
Can't you just ignore the warning, then select not to install Reporting Services?
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zolfAuthor Commented:

i tried doing that but then i get error and many of the componenets do not get installed.
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j-horbCommented:
What sort of error, and at what stage?
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zolfAuthor Commented:

i get this error 1706
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j-horbCommented:
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zolfAuthor Commented:

by the way i cannot see the iis manager in the administrator tools.but when i tpe localhost in browser it shows me the iis7 logo.what is wrong??.please helpp
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j-horbCommented:
Control Panel/Programs and Features/Turn Windows Features on or off. Select Internet Information Services /Web Management Tools and ensure IIS Management Console is ticked.
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zolfAuthor Commented:

thanks for that feedback.but i still cannot install sql server 2005 32 bit on my win 7 pro 64 bit.please help.please look at the pic i have attched.
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j-horbCommented:
Have you tried the suggestions from the link I posted?
http://linrayusa.blogspot.com/2007/08/ql-server-2005-issue-error-1706-setup.html
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zolfAuthor Commented:

chees mate.!!
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