During the installation of SQL Server 8 Express Edition, you might face “attributes do not match error…”

Follow the steps to resolve it:

1. Go to SQL server installation directories:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server

2. Right click on the both folders and go to properties

3. Click on general tab and click on A4.dvanced and uncheck the option “Folder is ready for archiving”

4. Run installation again, and it may help to resolve the issue.