AdventureWorks2008R2_SR1 does not install


The samples does not install on Windows 7 machine with SQL Server R2 Developer edition (Default instance) and SQL Server Denali CTP3 (Names instance ), does not install successfully. The error that I get is:
A fatal error occured during installation. Details:
Failed Object Initialization (ISupportInitialize.EndInit). An exception occurred in SMO while trying to manage a service. Error at object 'DatabaseSelection' in markup file 'DatabaseInstaller;component/databaseselection.xaml' Line 78 Position 3.

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NileBoy wrote Jan 18, 2012 at 1:16 PM

I have the same problem?!!!!!

i tried to install all the sample databases, non of them succeeded. even the attachment.

wrote Feb 7, 2012 at 7:22 PM

jamiet wrote Mar 26, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Getting exactly the same problem here. Would like a resolution please.

wrote Apr 14, 2012 at 1:57 AM

arunsun wrote Apr 14, 2012 at 5:41 AM

Same Problem. This is just awful. Please fix.

DerrickVMSFT wrote Apr 18, 2012 at 6:13 PM

We are working on a fix for this issue. Please try http://msftdbprodsamples.codeplex.com/releases/view/59211 and attach the database.

wrote Apr 24, 2012 at 8:37 AM

wrote Feb 22, 2013 at 2:06 AM

richardfen wrote Sep 1, 2014 at 2:26 AM

I had the same problem and I installed SP3 on SQL Server 2008 Express and it worked.