Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation" while installing sql server 2008 R2 on Windows 7

Posted by Rickeybglr under Sql Server on 10/17/2011 | Points: 10 | Views : 11924 | Status : [Member] | Replies : 1
I am getting error "Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation" while installing sql server 2008 R2 on Windows 7.
i ran exe file as an administrator in windows 7 compatible mode.
pls advise on the same.




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Posted by: Raja on: 10/17/2011 [Member] Starter | Points: 25

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Hi Ricky,

Read these posts

http://www.dotnetfunda.com/forums/thread2966-installing-microsoft-sql-server-management-studio-express-in-windows-7.aspx
http://www.dotnetfunda.com/forums/thread6057-ms-sql-server-2008r2-not-getting-installed.aspx

Should help you, if not just re-start the computer and delete/uninstall everything starting with SQL from your computer in the control panel.

Thanks


Regards,
Raja, USA

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