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when iam going to install sqlserver 2008 iam getting the above error even i have installed the framework 3.5 on my system why? and how to solve this error?

iam using windows 8 Operating system.
member1431 14-Mar-14 7:56am
double click on exact set up file

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Here is how to fix it:
1. Navigate to the following folder:
2. Rename user.config file to user.config.bak
3. Try again.

1. Can't get SQL 2008 Express installed[^]
2. SQL Server 2008 setup fails with a Microsoft .NET Framework exception[^]

By the way, you will need to install Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2008 after this installation: "SQL Server 2008 is supported on Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 but requires a minimum of Service Pack 3".

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