Unable to install SQL Server 2008 in windows 8.1 64 bits it asks for .Net Framework 2.0 but I have already installed .Net Framework 4.5 with the OS.

  • Can you please locate setup log files and post content of Summary.txt. The location would be C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log – Shanky Dec 6 '14 at 1:12

Have you installed .net framework 2 (part of 3.5) from Programs and Features?

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This is separate to .net 4.5...

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