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error installing sql server 2012 on windows 7

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  • i downloaded this file from microsoft site because i was unable to run load test in visual studio 2012 ultimate.

    SQLServer2012SP1-FullSlipstream-ENU-x64

    i have windows 7 ultimate installed on my laptop

    when i mount this disc image and start installation it gives the following error:

     "THE OPERATING SYSTEM ON THIS COMPUTER DOES NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR SQL SERVER 2012. FOR WINDOWS VISTA AND WINDOWS SERVER 2008 OPERATING SYSTEMS, SERVICE PACK 2 OR LATER IS REQUIRED. FOR WINDOWS 7 OR WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2, SERVICE PACK 1 OR LATER IS REQUIRED"

    WHAT ELSE AM I SUPPOSED TO INSTALL BEFORE MOUNTING THIS IMAGE?

    please help its urgent


    Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:26 PM

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  • i downloaded this file from microsoft site because i was unable to run load test in visual studio 2012 ultimate.

    SQLServer2012SP1-FullSlipstream-ENU-x64

    i have windows 7 ultimate installed on my laptop

    when i mount this disc image and start installation it gives the following error:

     "THE OPERATING SYSTEM ON THIS COMPUTER DOES NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR SQL SERVER 2012. FOR WINDOWS VISTA AND WINDOWS SERVER 2008 OPERATING SYSTEMS, SERVICE PACK 2 OR LATER IS REQUIRED. FOR WINDOWS 7 OR WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2, SERVICE PACK 1 OR LATER IS REQUIRED"

    WHAT ELSE AM I SUPPOSED TO INSTALL BEFORE MOUNTING THIS IMAGE?

    please help its urgent


    Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:29 PM
  • i have already installed visual studio 2012 ultimate and .net framework 4.5
    Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:29 PM
  • You need to install Win7 Sp1 before installing SQL server 2008 .Same con be confirmed from this link.

    please go through it properly.

    Please dont post duplicate links ,posting duplicate link wont give u quick reply


    Please mark this reply as the answer or vote as helpful, as appropriate, to make it useful for other readers


    Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:42 PM
  • thanku

    im using this forum for the first time. that 2nd post was by mistake. i didnt notice. 

    anyways thanku again

    Monday, July 22, 2013 8:01 AM
  • Hello,

    Which Edition of SQL Server are you trying to install?

    Only some Edition are supported on client OS like Windows 7, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2012


    Olaf Helper

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    Monday, July 22, 2013 8:22 AM
  • thanku Olaf but the problem has been solved. as suggested in the first reply i installed SP1 and fter tht i was able to install sql 2012.. 
    Monday, July 22, 2013 8:04 PM