I am getting the above error message when i try to run the setup file.
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Setup
The operating system on this computer does not meet the minimum requirements for SQL Server 2012. For Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 operating systems, Service pack 2 or later is required. For windows 7 or windows server 2008R2, Service pack 1 or later is required. For more information, see Hardware and software requirements for installing SQL Server 2012 at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=195092
I downloaded from the site - http://www.microsoft.com/express/database the software is - "SQL Server Express with Advanced Services (contains the database engine, Express Tools, Reporting Services, and Full Text Search)"
I am running windows 7 professional, below are my system information,
- processor - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5870 @ 2GHz
- RAM - 2 GB
- System type - 32 bit OS
I am confused why this error is appearing :( I tried with SQL Server 2012 Enterprise edition too.. same error. Please help me in this regard..