The DVD install for MSSQL Server 2008 Workgroups to Win 7 fails due to known compatibility issues. I asked for help in the Getting Started with SQL Server Forum and followed a recommendation to slipstream installation with SP1. I followed the procedures
I then ran Setup.exe from the C:\SQLServer2008 folder. It failed with the following .Net Framework error. (I previously installed .Net Framework Version 4 which is required by the application needing SQL Server.) Thanks for help.
Unhandled exception has occurred in your application. If you click Continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue. If you click Quit, the application will close immediately.
An error occurred creating the configuration section handler for userSettings/Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.LandingPage.Properties.Settings: Could not load file or assembly 'System. Version=184.108.40.206.Culture=neutral. PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089' or one
of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (C:\users\PC User\AppData\Local\Microsoft_Corporation\LandingPage.exe_StrongName_ryspccglaxmt4nhllj5z3thcltsvyyx\10.0.0.0\user.config line 5).
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