BCM 2007 install fails on Windows 7 64-bit

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  1. Iain

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    Office 2007 (disk 1) installs fine. However, BCM 2007 (disk 2) brings up a
    message saying the SQL Server 2005 SP3 is required to run BCM on this version
    of windows. I press 'Run program' to continue. the message appears again
    and I press 'Run program' again. Then an error message saying that SQL
    Server 2005 Express (MSSMLBIZ) failed to install and refer to a log file for
    more detail. the log file tells me nothing i didn't already know, ie, it
    failed to install.

    I'm aware that you have to download SQL Server 2005 SP3 BEFORE running BCM.
    But if it fails to install, i can't apply the patch.

    How do I proceed?

    This is annoying becuase the Microsoft Compatability Centre informs me that
    BCM 2007 is fully compatible with Win 7 64-bit.

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    http://www.microsoft.com/office/com...-12002d0ee844&dg=microsoft.public.outlook.bcm
     
    Iain, Jun 4, 2010
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  2. On Jun 4, 2:30 am, Iain <> wrote:
    > Office 2007 (disk 1) installs fine.  However, BCM 2007 (disk 2) brings up a
    > message saying the SQL Server 2005 SP3 is required to run BCM on this version
    > of windows.  I press 'Run program' to continue.  the message appears again
    > and I press 'Run program' again.  Then an error message saying that SQL
    > Server 2005 Express (MSSMLBIZ) failed to install and refer to a log file for
    > more detail.  the log file tells me nothing i didn't already know, ie, it
    > failed to install.
    >
    > I'm aware that you have to download SQL Server 2005 SP3 BEFORE running BCM.  
    > But if it fails to install, i can't apply the patch.
    >
    > How do I proceed?
    >
    > This is annoying becuase the Microsoft Compatability Centre informs me that
    > BCM 2007 is fully compatible with Win 7 64-bit.
    >
    > ----------------
    > This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
    > suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
    > Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
    > link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
    > click "I Agree" in the message pane.
    >
    > http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx?mid=2dd3....


    Here are some things you can try:
    restart
    try to install bcm again

    if that doesn't work, try:
    uninstall all versions of sql
    restart
    install bcm (it will install sql for you)
    restart
    continue, or restart the install bcm
     
    Hao Zhou (MSFT), Jul 2, 2010
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