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Can't install SQL Server Express with Advanced services

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 

I have been trying to install SQL Server Express without success (Windows 7, 64 bit).  All systems are go until I get when I get to the end of the installation process I get the following message:

' is not a valid login or you do not have permission

and a screen that says that the installation of the Database Engine and SQL Server Replication has failed, along with a pop-up that reads "SQL Server 2008 R2 Setup has stopped working".  It's one of those deadly messages.

Along the way there is a choice for Authentication Mode where I choose the default 'Windows authentication mode'.  'Mixed mode' has a choice for a password.  Also there is a choice to 'Add Current User'.  On one of my installation attempts I clicked this and nothing happened.  On another attempt I chose 'Add' and added 'Local\Adminstrator' (per some post I read).  No worky.

I have also tried installing it as administrator and disabled Windows 7 user account control

Any ideas? Thanks all.

Here is the log file:

Overall summary:
  Final result:                  SQL Server installation failed. To continue, investigate the reason for the failure, correct the problem, uninstall SQL Server, and then rerun SQL Server Setu


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