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AdventureWorks2008R2_NovemberCTP.exe fails on second page

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Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
MOSS 2010 Nov Beta installed
SQL Gemini (Nov CTP) installed to configure MOSS
SQL Server 2008 R2 (Nov CTP) installed as default instance
SSAS (2008 R2 Nov CTP) installed standalone as default instance
 
Running the 11/19 installer gives the following error after accepting the license:
 
Failed object initialization (ISupportInitialize.EndInit). An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. Error at object 'DatabaseSelection' in markup file 'DatabaseInstaller;component/databaseselection.xaml' Line 78 Position 3.

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philoj wrote Nov 23, 2009 at 12:40 PM

Found the problem - I had installed the two instances under two different accounts (domain admin, then a power user account). Looks like the installer didn't have permissions to access one of the databases and choked.

Maybe a little ON ERROR RESUME NEXT action when iterating through the databases?