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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: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26727 Select your language and your version (32-64bit) then, you install first the Management Studio from Sql, and after the service pack. Here are the blog where I found the solution.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2012/09/01/installing-sql-server-on-windows-8.aspx

Sorry for my English. :)

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