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Sql2008 error when trying to install in windows 7

motioneye asked
I try to install sql2008 on windows 7 but returning error as screenshot, but I already have .NET framework installed on my machine.
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please see what .net frameworks are installed under
What version of OS it's
check with the Windows OS version support for the SQL Server 2008

check for the below Folder for the 3.5 Installation
if the OS is 32bit

If OS is 64 bit, check the below folder

Which edition of SQL Server are you trying to install? Developer, Express, Estandar?? Please confirm the version is 2008 (and not 2008 R2).

1) .NET framework 3.5 SP1 is required, and it must be installed normally in Windows 7. But please, a) Unistall it completely from the control panel; and b) download (3.5SP1) and reinstall it manually before trying the SQL setup.

2) If it doesn't work, then you probably have also the error: Error: Cannot determine file version of .Net redist: 0x80004005 (you could check it in the log files in %temp%).
Copy the contents of the DVD to your hard drive. Locate the file dotNetFx35setup.exe in the folder /x86/redist/DotNetFrameworks (or /x64/...), and replace it with the installation file downloaded from Microsoft. Run the setup again.

Hope this helps.


I'm trying with SQL2008 develepor edition OS are windows 7 64 bit
You will probably have to go with option 2: copy DVD content to the hard disk and download and replace dotNetFx35setup.exe. Please let me know.
Could you check the path for the verification of .Net 3.5 installation

Please follow the steps give in the link below for smooth installation and configuration for setup