Im receiving the following error after the Set-up checks Global rules enter image description here

It shows the following error. any idea why this issue occurs :( ?by the way this machine was formatted yesterday and this is a fresh installation.!Your help is appreciated..

TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure.

SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error:

No room is available to display rows..

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&EvtType=0x52CFE887%25400xE9BC3D64

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Extracted from the Log file

Exception summary: The following is an exception stack listing the exceptions in outermost to innermost order Inner exceptions are being indented

Exception type: System.InvalidOperationException Message: No room is available to display rows. HResult : 0x80131509 Data: HelpLink.EvtType = 0x52CFE887@0xE9BC3D64 DisableWatson = true Stack: at System.Windows.Forms.DataGridView.set_FirstDisplayedScrollingRowIndex(Int32 value) at Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.InstallWizard.RunRuleProgressController.RulesEngineExecutionCompleted(Object sender, RunWorkerCompletedEventArgs e)

closed as off-topic by Jack Douglas Dec 27 '14 at 7:20

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    In view of your comment on the answer (here), I've closed the question. – Jack Douglas Dec 27 '14 at 7:21

First of all I think you should be installing Developer Edition as Windows 7 is not a server-OS. Make sure you have admin rights on your machine. It may also be worth trying the different install media?

However it looks like there is an open connect item for this error and further discussion here

As a workaround, you could use some of your Azure credits to spin up one of the pre-prepared VMs which already have SQL Server 2014 installed, or try Express edition.

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    Its little strange but after running the installation for the 3rd time again this issue did not re-occur again have no idea what happened ,thanks for your answer anyway! – Heisenberg Dec 3 '14 at 9:47

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