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I keep trying to install SQL Server 2008 on windows 7 but after a while and more than half installation i get this error:

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"The system can not find the file specified", for those of us who don't speak Spanish. –  ta.speot.is Jan 16 '12 at 0:11

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El sistema no puede encontrar el archivo especificado/The system can not find the file specified

I would recommend reviewing the log file for information about what file the Windows Installer was trying to access.

I think this is most indicative of faulty media, you might want to re-acquire the installation packages (either by downloading again or finding another disc).

It's possible some too-eager antivirus software has gotten in between Windows Installer and the installation files as well.

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