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I am trying to install Sql Server 2008 Business Intelligence Development Suite on VS2008 in a Windows 7 (64bit) machine.

The installer is aborting with an unspecified error for which I have not been able to find any error anywhere.

Has anyone had the same problem with BIDS?


Eduardo Quiros-Campos

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I was able to get the install to work by installing SQL Server 2008 SP1 then attempting the BIDS install again. I believe you will need to apply SP1 again after installing the additional components, but this workaround got me the BI projects in VS2008.

Hope that helps

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