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I have followed this tut

but when running adam install it says it cannot install on this OS.

Any solution ?

I have Vista SP1 and people got some error

but they could have run adam install whereas I can't even do so,

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I don't have an answer, but this thread sheds some light; perhaps SP1 is the reason the tutorial you tried no longer works:… – Chris W. Rea Nov 11 '09 at 14:10
Until you find a solution, perhaps install it in a virtual machine on Windows XP or another supported OS? – Chris W. Rea Nov 11 '09 at 14:14
@BasicallyMoney thanks yes i have checked I have indeed Vista SP1 but it's not the same error message as in the link you gave. It works of course with VPC but it's not as practical environment and since some people did manage to install on Vista why not me :) – asksuperuser Nov 11 '09 at 14:46

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From here

Microsoft tells me they haven't decided to support ADAM (now called AD/LDS) on Vista. They say use XP (really) or Windows 2003 R2 or Windows 2008


Try here also

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Hi thanks, it should have worked except I cannot even launch adaminstall – asksuperuser Nov 11 '09 at 14:49

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