Cannot install SQL Server Management Studio 2008: Could not load file or assembly

SSMS 2008 says: Could not load file or assembly If SQL Server Management Studio 2008 fails to install with the following error message about loading file or assembly, a solution in this post might help you install it. System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: An error occurred creating the configuration section handler for userSettings/Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.LandingPage.Properties.Settings: Could not load file or assembly 'System, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089' or one of its dependencies Go to┬áC:\Users\<username>\AppData\local\Microsoft_Corporation\LandingPage.exe_StrongName_ryspccglaxmt4nhllj5z3thycltsvyyx\10.0.0.0 Rename user.config to user.config.old Try installing SQL Server Management Studio again. This is only […]