Error 2738 while trying to install Adventure Works BI sample on Vista

When trying to install the Adventure Works 2008 sample database on my new SQL Server 2008 instance I very quickly got a message box about the installation failing with an error of 2738. For some reason this sounded familiar and sure enough a quick search turned up this post from Mitch (see: The error code is 2738) where he had the same error (with a different installer). It appears to be the same issue as the same fix worked for me and now I am up and running with the new sample database.

 

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# re: Error 2738 while trying to install Adventure Works BI sample on Vista

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A friend of mine also encountered the same problem with you. From what I've seen, she tried to download Codeplex before installing Adventure Works 2008 on Vista. Fortunately, it was successfully installed then was able to immediately start using it.
Left by central heating on May 06, 2010 7:53 PM

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