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When I Try to install SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 8 (Enterprise Evaluation), a compatibility warning massage is displayed,

Tried Get help online option but it is says No solution found, but setup starts when I select Run the program without getting help.

Do I have to install any Service Pack or Update to make it compatible or SQL Server 2008/R2 is not supported on this version of windows? and what are the effects if I run the setup ignoring the warning message?

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According to Install SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 8 Beta (en-US) on TechNet, you can just click on Run the program without getting help and you should be fine.

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it looks like you need to install the SP1 of Sql Server 2008 R2, here are where to download from Microsoft site: Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

Select your language and your version (32/64-bit) then, you install first the Management Studio from SQL and then the service pack.

Here is the blog where I found the solution: "Installing SQL Server on Windows 8".

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I had this problem and I solved it. You need .NET framework 3.5(include 2.0 and 3.0) to install the sql server.

So, first you must install or download .NET framework 3.5 in your system

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