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Install on New Windows7 - Getting Invalid SQL Server Agent credentials

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hi: I have a Developer License for MSSQL Server 2008.  Have just upgraded to Windows 7 Professional Edition.  When installing MS SQL Server, the setup shows that I have an instance of SQL Server Express already installed.  I am given a choice between Default Instance and Named Instance.  First time I chose named instance and then used the name of my machine - RBS1.  I received the following message:  The credentials you provided for the SQL Server Agent service are invalid. To continue, provide a valid account and password for the SQL Server Agent service. Went back and tried Default instance and got same answer.  Can't proceed to install.  Any help in this greatly appreciated. roger  

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