Error when installing SQL 2008 on Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)

I’m installing SQL Server 2008 on a Server 2008 machine and I got the following error:

“You must user the Role Management Tool to install or configure Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1”.  To fix this issue go to Sever Manager –> Features –> Add Feature and enable the .NET Framework 3.5.  If you try to install it yourself it will fail.

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Esteban is the Founder and Chief Technologist at Nebbia Technology, an ALM consulting and Azure-powered technology company. He is a software developer with a passion for ALM, TFS, Azure, and software development best practices. Esteban is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP and ALM Ranger, Pluralsight author, and the president of ONETUG (Orlando .NET User Group).

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